Epimedium x grandiflorum 'Akebono'

Akebono Epimedium (Akebono Fairy Wings)

Categories: Herbaceous Perennial

New growth has a reddish-cast at leaf edge. Foliage matures to small, milky-green leaves. 5” in bloom, second flush to 8”.  Very floriferous.  

More About Epimedium x grandiflorum 'Akebono'

  • shade loving ground cover/massing plant
  • great under deciduous trees

A charming small Japanese cultivar, with ¾” delicate, but full, light rose pink/lavender flowers. Small cup is backed by long, slender, pointed sepals with a white mid-rib. 

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8-16 in


12-18 in

Hardiness Zone:


Epimedium x grandiflorum 'Akebono' Characteristics


  • Cottage Garden
  • Mass Plant
  • Small / Miniature
  • Dried Flower
  • Good for Naturalizing
  • Edging
  • Good for Shady Sites
  • Ground Cover

Critter Resistance

  • Deer Resistant
  • Rabbit Resistant


  • Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade
  • Shade Tolerant
  • Part Sun/Part Shade

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Slow

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Early Spring
  • Spring

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • All Season

Fall Color

  • Red
  • Burgundy
  • Very Prominent

Flower Color

  • Lavender
  • Rose
  • Light Pink


  • Mounding
  • Spreading