Epimedium x warleyense 'Orange Queen'

Epimediums are much sought after by the increasing band of young and creative flower farmers and florists. More
1 bare root, for autumn planting 200715-1 £6.95

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Epimediums are much sought after by the increasing band of young and creative flower farmers and florists.

The coppery-green leaves are beautifully delicate in a vase or urn, as are its open, mini flying saucer flower spires. 'Orange Queen' is one of the most striking colour forms and as an epimedium, thrives in shade.

Genus Epimedium
Group/Species x warleyense
Variety Orange Queen
Type Hardy Perennial
Common Name Fairy Wand
Border Position Front, Ground Cover
Soil Type Acid, Chalky, Fertile, Neutral, Sandy
Scent Unscented
Site Part Shade, Shade
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 30cm (12in)
Spacing 30cm (12in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Grow in fertile, moist but well-drained, soil in partial shade; prefers shelter from cold, dry winds. Can tolerate some sun if soil remains moist.
Care Tips Foliage does not require cutting back.
Flowering March - April
Harvesting Flower production: 2 months
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest

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Epimedium x warleyense 'Orange Queen' reviews

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Reviewed 7th August 2019 by Maureen

sadly this did not appear

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Reviewed 5th August 2019 by Dawn

When this arrived as a bare root, I did not get the info that bare roots should be soaked before planting until some time later, so did not soak it. I also could not work out which way round to plant it ie which was the top and which the bottom. Nevertheless, I planted it on a very cold winters day, because the info did tell me to plant it immediately.

To my delight a few weeks later it appeared above the ground. I could not believe the delicate stalks could support the pretty green leaves, but they have and it is thriving.

I am looking forward to the leaves turning orange in the Autumn and the flowers next Spring.

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Diane

Sickly specimen which never grew.A lot of persuasion on my part to get a refund even though I had photographic evidence of the bare root that never grew.
This is not the first time at have had problems with the quality of plants .I keep giving the company more champ cels but think this will be the last.