Heart Leaf Bergenia

Heart Leaf Bergenia

Bergenia cordifolia

$15.00

Called pig squeak because of the sound produced when rubbing a leaf between thumb and finger this perennial features clusters of magenta blooms in spring. Large leathery green foliage on short stems with a ground hugging habit of growth.

TYPE Perennial SUN Full Sun to Full Shade
HEIGHT 1 ft SOIL Moist Well Drained
SPREAD 2 ft FLOWER Spring, Pink
ZONE 3 FRUIT No Fruit
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Latin Name: Bergenia cordifolia
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Growth Rate:

Medium growth rate

Foliage:

Large heart-shaped glossy dark green leaves turn purplish-bronze in winter

Birds/Bees/Hummingbirds:

Attracts butterflies

Applications:

Used as a border plant, as a groundcover, in edging or in a massed planting

Xeriscape:

Xeriscape

Native:

Native

Notes:

 

Ornamental Features:

Blooms in spring

Sun:

Plant in a full sun to full shade location

Drainage:

Perfers humus-rich but will tolerate a wide variety of moist, well-drained conditions

Drought Tolerance:

Considered to be drought tolerant

Pollution Tolerance:

Highly tolerant of urban pollution

Maintenance:

Low maintenance

Pruning:

Best cleaned up in spring before active growth

Clump Division:

Can be divided in spring or fall

Edible/Medicinal Uses:

May have herbal edible/medicinal uses but not widely known

Disclaimer:

DISCLAIMER: The information presented here regarding edible/herbal/medicinal uses is for informational purposes only. Always consult a physician or other qualified health professional prior to ingesting any plant not sold expressly for its edibility

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Pot Size

#1 Pot