Bergenia cordifolia Winterglow

Saxifrage, Winter Bergonia, Piqsqueak

Type: Perennials,Groundcovers
Height: Short 12-15" (Plant 14" apart)
Bloom Time: Early Spring to Late Spring
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Mostly Shady
Zones: 3-8   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Clay, Acidic
Flower / Accent: Rose / Red
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep
Distinctive heart shaped leathery leaves are thick and glossy and look nice all year with a little grooming now and again. Forms an expanding clump which is vigorous, yet not invasive. Bergenia Winterglow leaves take on a deep red cast in fall for an eye-catching display. Dark rose-pink flowers are held on stems from March through May, plus some fall rebloom.

Features to Note:

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

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 ever 3-4 years or so when clump opens up in center. Does not like wet feet.

$9.95 ea.
(3+) $9.50 ea.
Fall 2014
Plant Code: BEWI