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what is a bishops hat

On plant Epimedium x warleyense



Epimediums, sometimes called bishop's hat or barrenwort, are perennials

17 Nov, 2009


they are lovely plants that do well in shade inparticular. The flower shape is similar in shape to a bishops hat or 'mitre', hence he name. there are deciduos and evergreen plants in the genus too.

17 Nov, 2009


and I thought it was a way of folding a napkin lol

17 Nov, 2009


That's the problem with common names :-)

I also know of a cactus (Astrophytum) called a bishops hat and also a type of hot chilli fruit

17 Nov, 2009


Cliffo 'I' thought it was what a bishop wore on his head... This really is where 'common names' let you down.

17 Nov, 2009

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