17 Nov 2012

Bergenia Cordifolia Plants

Perhaps the most common of all bergenias, but ought to have a place in any garden. Found in Siberia, this challenging definite has wide, wrinkled results in which make heavy floor cover when established especially if expanded in a team. Although green in summer, the curved vegetation often becomes colored violet in winter season. Its nodding favourable blossoms in may are organised on knee-high arises.

Family: Saxifragaceae
Genus: Bergenia
Species: cordifolia
Plant type: Hardy perennial
Flower colour: Rose
Foliage colour: Dark green
Feature: Flowers
Sun exposure: Full sun, Partial shade, Shade
Soil: Well-drained/light, Clay/heavy, Acidic, Chalky/alkaline
Hardiness: Hardy
Skill level: Beginner
Height: 60cm
Spread: 75cm
Time to divide plants: February to March
Flowering period: April to May


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