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Bergenia cordifolia/Bergenia

Bergenia cordifolia / Bergenia cordifolia
Mature clump of bergenia
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Mature clump of bergenia

Coarse textured foliage

Border planting of Bergenia

Lush foliage

Lush foliage of a ground cover planting growing in Italy

Makes an excellent ground cover planting in the Upper South

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Scientific Name: Bergenia cordifolia
Common Name: Bergenia
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Summer
Flower color: Pink
Light Exposure: Part Sun, Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
No
Landscape Categories: Deer Resistant-Tolerant Plants
Plants That Attract Butterflies
Comments: A drought tolerant plant whose flowers attract butterflies. Coarse texture and flowers make it a good choice for the shade. Produces very attractive foliage. Not well adapted to the hot, humid South. Grows well in containers. Cannot tolerate wet soils.