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Heartleaf Bergenia

 

This evergreen perennial lends strong textural quality to borders and makes a bold ground cover under trees and alongside ferns. Glossy heart-shaped leaves with wavy toothed margins are displayed in bold rosettes. Rose-pink flower clusters on flower stalks are lovely spring accents. Effective in shaded foreground plantings and borders. Best in light shade with moderate to little water.

Bergenia cordifolia (Saxifraga c.)

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Fruit Characteristics

Bark notes :Red flower stalks.

Leaf Characteristics

Leaf texture : Glossy, leathery

Leaf length : 12"

Leaf width : 8"

Leaf shape : Roundish heart-shaped; wavy toothed edges

Leaf color : Green

Flower Characteristics

Flower color :Pink

Plant Anatomy

Foliage growth cycle : Evergreen

Average size maturity width : 1-2 ft.

Average size maturity height : 1-2 ft.

Growth rate : Moderate

Cultural Information

USDA Zone : -40 to -35 F( Z3a)

Sunset zone : 1-9, 14-24

Water requirements : Regular

Light exposure : Partial Shade

Landscape Attributes

Attractive bark :Yes