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Bergenia cordifolia

Common Name(s):

Phonetic Spelling
behr-GEN-ee-ah cor-dih-FOL-ee-ah
Description

Bergenia has large, glossy evergreen leaves produced in spreading clumps, and makes a lovely ground cover in shady areas

Cultivars:
  • 'Purpurea'
  • 'Rotblum'
Tags:
#evergreen#pink#partial shade#spring#perennial#ground cover
Cultivars:
  • 'Purpurea'
  • 'Rotblum'
Tags:
#evergreen#pink#partial shade#spring#perennial#ground cover
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Bergenia
    Species:
    cordifolia
    Family:
    Saxifragaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
    Recommended Propagation Strategy:
    Seed
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Siberia
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Ground Cover
    Perennial
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Broadleaf Evergreen
    Habit/Form:
    Clumping
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Soil Texture:
    High Organic Matter
    NC Region:
    Mountains
    Piedmont
    Usda Plant Hardiness Zone:
    3a, 3b, 4a, 4b, 5a, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Cream/Tan
    Pink
    Purple/Lavender
    Red/Burgundy
    White
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Spring
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Broadleaf Evergreen
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Leaf Feel:
    Glossy
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    Large, glossy evergreen leaves produced in spreading clumps.
  • Stem:
    Stem Color:
    Green
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Design Feature:
    Mass Planting