Native to southeastern U.S. Grown mainly for fall foliage color, but spring bloom is pretty: small, honey-scented white flowers in 1 to 2-in., brushlike clusters appear on zigzagging stems, either before or with the leaves. Performs best in moist, well-drained, acid soil.Fothergilla gardenii
Native to the southeastern United States. Typically 2 to 3 ft. high (though it can grow considerably taller) and as wide or wider, with 1 to 2 1/2-in.-long, dark green, lopsided leaves. Foliage turns intense yellow to orange to scarlet in autumn, often with all three colors in same leaf. ‘Blue Mist’ is a blue-foliaged variety that doesn’t color up as well in fall.
From China, Korea, Japan. Deciduous epimedium to about 1 ft. high. Relatively large blooms (to 2 in. a...
From northern Iran. To 8–12 in. high, with nearly evergreen foliage. Flowers have yellow sepals ...
Best known of several selections is ‘Sulphureum‘, 12-20 in. tall, with light yellow flower...