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Bergenia

Botanical Name
Bergenia cordifolia
Hardiness
Zones 3 to 8
Height
12 to 24 inches
Width
12 18 inches
Flowers
Early to late spring: pink, red, violet, white, salmon
Light
Part to full shade
Soil
Moist, well-drained, organic (ideal)
Planting & Care
  • Northern gardeners may need to trim back brown, winter damaged foliage in late winter or early spring
  • Divide plants in spring every 3-4 years or when the center of clump dies
  • Provides a great groundcover when planted en masse
  • Tolerates a wide variety of soils, but prefers moisture retentive soils rich in organic matter
Problems
None serious
Varieties
  • Beethoven - 12-18", red flowers, purplish bronze fall color
  • Bressingham Salmon - 12-18", bronze tinged green leaves, salmon flowers, dark red winter foliage
  • Sunningdale - 12-18", lilac flowers, red winter foliage

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