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Bergenia cordifolia Red Beauty

Pigsqueak

Type: Perennials,Groundcovers
Height: Short 12-15" (Plant 14" apart)
Bloom Time: Spring to Early Summer
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Mostly Shady
Zones: 3-8   [?]
Soil Condition: Normal
Flower / Accent: Red / Red
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep
Thick glossy rich green leaves are evergreen and plants will slowly expand to make a great groundcover. Leaves take on an eye-catching deep red cast in fall as temperatures drop. Bergenia Red beauty has magnificent carmine red flower clusters held on stiff stems from March to May. Attractive in rock gardens, or as a charming filler plant.

Features to Note:

  • Evergreen
  • Groundcovers
  • Deer Resistant
  • Edgers
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Seaside/Salt Tolerant
  • Dry Shade Tolerant
  • Winter Interest
  • For a Sunny Spot
  • For a Shady Spot
  • Web Only

Bergenia General Information:

Bergenia are valued for attractive foliage and flowers. Leathery, waxed leaves add structure, texture and changing color. A good performer even in difficult sites. Slowly and reliably fills in. Clusters of blooms are framed by foliage nicely.

Bergenia Plant Care:

No special care needed. Clean up in spring if needed. Truly maintenance free. Divide in spring every 3-4 years or so when clump opens up in center. Does not like wet feet.

$8.95 ea.
(3+) $8.50 ea.
Spring 2014
Plant Code: BERB