About this Website
I started the apprenticeship as a perennial gardener at the nursery
of Ernst Pagels about 20 years ago, I didn't know anything about
Since then, a lot of time has passed, many new species have been discovered and in the last ten years I collected many perennials, especially shade perennials and a lot of Epimediums.
The fascination for these lovable plants, which can be tender (flowers) and hard (leaves) at the same time, has grown steadily and will certainly continue for a long time.
I hope, that the interest in the genus Epimedium will finally reach a level, that corresponds with their qualities as garden plants.
This website is intended to fulfill the following purpose:
On the other hand, this works as a kind of "Epimedium database", at least for myself, and maybe even for others. Although of course it is not complete and it never will be.
In addition, I am pleased to be able to offer you many of the
The website thus also has the function of a catalog.
varieties (some of which are common standard varieties) do not
appear in this list. This is because my interest has always been in
the more specific and rarer types and varieties.
Maybe an addition of the "missing varieties" will follow one day.
If you find mistakes, or if you have questions, suggestions or
comments, or you just want to order some plants, please do not
hesitate to contact me!
I am looking forward to hearing from you.