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Common Name: Barrenwort

Botanical Name: Epimedium x versicolor 'Sulphureum'

Plant Type: Perennial

Plant Size: Up to 12 inches

Typical Bloom Time: April to May

This herbaceous perennial features yellow flowers atop wiry green stems. New leaves emerge reddish in the spring, mature to green and return to a deeper red in the fall. In Conservatory Garden, barrenwort can be viewed in the Woodland Slope and South Garden.

Park Locations

Conservatory Garden

East side from 104th to 106th Street