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Epimedium 'Discolor'

14th April 2009

This came to me as a species "Epimedium discolor" , which doesn't seem to exist. A form of E. x versicolor that is very similar to 'Cupreum' but I have only just got it, and it is a bit early to make a judgement.
The name is listed as a synonym of E. x versicolor 'Versicolor' but my plants seem to be different. It is worth admitting that the cultivar names within E. x versicolor are confused, at best.


  • Barker, David G. - Epimedium and other herbaceous Berberidaceae, Hardy Plant Society, 1997
  • Stearn, William T. - Epimedium, 2002.