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Rigoletto Barrenwort

Rigoletto Barrenwort

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EPIMEDIUM x omeiensis Rigoletto (Rigoletto Barrenwort) If you’re looking for a plant for dry shade, this spring-blooming variety is definitely the right choice for you! Flowers have deep rose red sepals, orange centers, and creamy white spurs. Bright green, lance-shaped leaves are lightly spotted with coppery red, but is not as heavily flecked as other varieties, such as ‘Pretty in Pink’. A naturally occurring cross between E. acuminatum and E. fangii discovered by Mikinori Ogisu. TRV tested!

A Northern Sunset perennial, it prefers rich, moist to well-drained soil in part shade to full shade.

(Image courtesy of Walters Gardens)

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