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Fairy wings   


Fairy wings is part of the Epimedium genus and its scientific name is Epimedium. This variety typically blooms in the following colours:   Yellow. The leaves of this particular variety normally show as   Ao green colour. It is a flower and is treated mainly as a perennial, so it grows best over a period of time (3 years and greater). Normally reaching to a mature height of 1.98 feet (60.96 cm). Expect blooming to occur in mid summer. If you would like to attract butterflies to your garden, consider growing this plant.

Fairy wings is great for inexperienced gardeners and those that like low maintainance gardens.

This plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Fairy wings have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Fairy wings

  • Partial Sun

    OR +
  • Dappled Sun

  • Medium

Position in a partial sun / dappled sun location and remember to water moderately. The USDA Zones typically associated with Fairy wings are Zone 5 and Zone 9. Fairy wings requires a loamy, clay and silty soil with a ph of 6.0 - 7.5 - it grows best in weakly acidic soil - weakly alkaline soil. Keep in mind when planting that Fairy wings is thought of as hardy, so this plant will survive close to or on freezing temperatures.

See our list of companion Plants for Fairy wings to see which plants you should plant in close proximity to encourage growth.

Growing Fairy wings from seed

Transplanting Fairy wings

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Fairy wings is a hardy plant.

Common Fairy wings problems

These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Fairy wings plants:

  • Vine weevil

    An insect pest that attacks mainly ornamentals, especially those grown in containers.

  • mosaic

Other names for Fairy wings

Epimedium L.

Fairy wings care instructions

How long does Fairy wings take to grow?

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