Epimedium grandiflorum 'Pink Elf' Barrenwort has loads of tiny light pink blooms that dangle above 5” tall foliage in early spring. The reflexed flower petals are soft pink and the cups are bronzed pink. Epimedium 'Pink Elf' foliage gets 12" tall with wiry stems and spiny toothed leaves. The evergreen foliage turns copper to coral color in winter.
Epimedium grandiflorum 'Pink Elf' prefers partial to full shade and cool moist soil, but will tolerate drier conditions once established. Epimedium can tolerate clay soil. Epimedium 'Pink Elf' is a good perennial ground cover plant for dry shade.