Plant spacing is based on the ultimate width of the plants. This figure is normally given as a range; for example, 3-5’. If you live in a cold climate and/or want plants to fill in more quickly, plan to space at the shorter end of the range. If you live in a warm climate, are on a limited budget, or are willing to wait longer for plants to touch, use the higher end of the range. Using the larger number is recommended when calculating distance from a building or structure. There’s really no such thing as "maximum spacing": if you don’t want your plants to touch, you can space them as far apart as you’d like. All plant spacing is calculated on center, or in other words, the centers of the plants are spaced one half of their eventual width apart:
Unless you are planting in a straight line, as you might for hedges or edging, space your plants in a staggered or zig-zag pattern for a more interesting and naturalistic look:
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Description'Pretty in Pink' barrenwort (Epimedium grandiflorum hybrid) truly lives up to its name in spring when it becomes flush with unique pink blooms. At first glance, gardeners may think its flowers are what make this perennial special, but upon further inspection, its heart-shaped foliage is what really steals the show. Taking on copper hues in the fall, these heart-shaped leaves add multi-season appeal and interest to your shaded flowerbeds. Unbothered by deer, tolerant of dry shade, and a pollinator magnet, this is one plant to consider adding to your woodland or shady rock garden.DetailsBotanical name: Epimedium grandiflorum x 'Pretty In Pink' Common name: Barrenwort Zone: 5-8 Sun exposure: Part sun (4-6 hrs sun/day) to shade (<4 hours sun) Height x width: 12 - 18" x 24 - 36" Flower color: Pink Foliage color: Green with bronze/copper hues in fall Season of Interest: Spring Bloom time: Midspring, late spring Features: Rare & unusual, rabbit resistant, drought tolerant, deer resistant, cold tolerant, best for beginners Uses: Container, rock garden, woodland garden, edging, cut flower, ground coverHow To GrowSoil: Grow in moist well-drained soil. Tolerates drought once established. Light: Part sun (4-6 hrs sun/day) to shade (<4 hours sun) Water: Average. Space: 24-36" apart. Fertilizing: Apply a garden fertilizer in early spring if desired. Winterizing: Trim off old foliage in late winter to make room for fresh leaves and promote an increase in flower production. Maintenance: Divide in early spring or late summer.
All plants are thriving except one that died. Can't wait to see what they look like next year.
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