Vintage? Pink Bergenia

Bergenia cordifolia

A bold, low-growing rosette of large, glossy green leaves sends up an abundant display of light fuchsia-pink flowers on sturdy red stems. This easy-care, shade-loving perennial works perfectly in the foreground of a woodland garden. An herbaceous perennial; may remain evergreen in mild winter regions.
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Full shade, Partial shade

Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.

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Botanical Pronunciationber-GEN-ee-uh kor-dih-FOH-lee-uh
Average Size at MaturityFoliage to 7 in. tall, 14 in. wide; flowers to 12 in. tall.
Bloom TimeEarly to Late Spring
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Landscape UseBorder, Erosion Control, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Mass Planting, Woodland Garden, Edging, Dry Shade
Light NeedsFull shade, Partial shade
Special FeatureClump Forming, Easy Care, Shade Loving
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.
Companion PlantsCoral Bells (Heuchera); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra); Hosta (Hosta); Lungwort (Pulmonaria); Ligularia (Ligularia)

Thrives in moist, humus-rich soils, but adaptable to most well-drained soils. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish root system. Once established, water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil; tolerates dry shade. Remove spent blooms for a tidy appearance. Remove old foliage as new leaves emerge.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9

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