Epimedium pinnatum ssp. colchicum 'Thunderbolt' (Fairy Wings)

Family:  Berberidaceae
Zone: 5 - 9
Natural Range: Georgia
Soil:  Moist, humus rich, well drained
Light:  Part shade, Shade
Bloom Time:  Spring
Attributes:  Evergreen, 12” tall.  Yellow outward facing blooms in spring.  Foliage turns dark purple -  charcoal - black in the fall when the temperature drops.
Notes:  This stunning variation was collected by the U.S. National Arboretum and later named by Darrell Probst.  As the temperature cools the leaves turn dark while the veins stay a light color, hence the cultivar name 'Thunderbolt'.

Pot Size:  4" Band Pot