Bergenia x Spring Fling

Saxifrage, Winter Bergonia, Pigsqueak

$15.95 ea. (3+ discount) $15.50 ea.

Preorder for Fall 2020

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Plant Code: BESF

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Magenta-pink flower clusters shoot skyward above tight mounds of glossy foliage in spring. Attractive evergreen leaves turn satiny chocolate-purple from late fall through winter foliage and flowers are a great accent in floral arrangements.

Bergenia Spring Fling is a low-maintenance perennial for bright shade. Particularly stunning when planted in groups. Rub the leathery leaves between two fingers after a summer rain to discover why this lovely plant would have such an unusual common name, Pig Squeak. Kids of all ages love trying this!


Type: Perennials
Height: Short 12" (24" in flower)
Spacing: Plant 12" apart
Bloom Time: Early Spring to Mid-Spring
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Mostly Shady
Zones: 4-9   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Clay
Flower: Pink
Accent: Pink
Patent: PP26,337
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Deer Resistant
  • Edgers
  • Evergreen
  • Rabbit Resistant
  • Seaside/Salt Tolerant
  • Shade Tolerant
  • Winter Interest

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 - snip off any winter-damaged foliage. Truly a low-maintenance perennial. If needed, divide in spring every 3-4 years. Does not like wet feet.