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Epimedium grandiflorum 'Rose Queen' (Bishop's hat 'Rose Queen')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.3m
Max height
0.3m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Epimedium grandiflorum 'Rose Queen'

Other names

Bishop's hat 'Rose Queen'

Genus

Epimedium Epimedium

Variety or Cultivar

'Rose Queen' _ 'Rose Queen' is a clump-forming, deciduous perennial with compound leaves divided into ovate to heart-shaped, light green leaflets, flushed bronze-purple when young. Lax of racemes of pendant, long-spurred, rose-pink flowers bloom in spring.


Epimedium grandiflorum 'Rose Queen' is: Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming, Compact

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Rose-pink, White in Spring

Foliage

Bronze in Spring; Green in Summer

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Vine weevil Vine weevil

Diseases

May be subject to a virus.

General care

Pruning

Cut back dead leaves in late winter or early spring.

Propagation methods

Division


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Where to grow

Epimedium grandiflorum 'Rose Queen' (Bishop's hat 'Rose Queen') will reach a height of 0.3m and a spread of 0.3m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Banks and Slopes, Cottage/Informal, Ground Cover, Rock, Woodland

Cultivation

Plant in fertile, moist but well-drained soil in partial shade. Provide shelter from cold, drying winds.

Soil type

Clay, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade

Aspect

North, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Epimedium grandiflorum 'Rose Queen'

Other names

Bishop's hat 'Rose Queen'

Genus

Epimedium Epimedium

Variety or Cultivar

'Rose Queen' _ 'Rose Queen' is a clump-forming, deciduous perennial with compound leaves divided into ovate to heart-shaped, light green leaflets, flushed bronze-purple when young. Lax of racemes of pendant, long-spurred, rose-pink flowers bloom in spring.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming, Compact

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Rose-pink, White in Spring

Foliage

Bronze in Spring; Green in Summer


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Vine weevil

Diseases

May be subject to a virus.

General care

Pruning

Cut back dead leaves in late winter or early spring.

Propagation methods

Division


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Epimedium grandiflorum 'Rose Queen' (Bishop's hat 'Rose Queen') will reach a height of 0.3m and a spread of 0.3m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Banks and Slopes, Cottage/Informal, Ground Cover, Rock, Woodland

Cultivation

Plant in fertile, moist but well-drained soil in partial shade. Provide shelter from cold, drying winds.

Soil type

Clay, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade

Aspect

North, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5, Zone 4

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