Winterglow Heart-Leaved Bergenia
Bergenia cordifolia 'Winterglut'
Full shade, Partial shade
Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.
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1400 Taylor Avenue Parkville MD 21234
6650 Richie Hwy.-Rt. 2 Glen Burnie MD 21061
19 Texas Station Court Timonium MD 21093
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|Botanical Pronunciation||ber-GEN-ee-uh kor-dih-FOH-lee-uh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Foliage reaches 1 ft. tall, 2 ft. wide; flower stalks to over 1 ft. tall.|
|Design Ideas||Since the eighteenth century, bergenias have been planted in masses at the base of statues and fountains due to their dense growth and interesting leaves. A natural tolerance of wet ground due to their origins in saturated soils of Siberia may have led to their popular connection to water features. Ever since they have been favored for edging walkways, lawns and anywhere a dense perimeter of low growing plants is desired. The large flat leaves make a great tool for contrasting against feathery or lacy foliage in woodland and shaded borders. It has also found a home in rock gardens They are exceptional packed into classical pots as a dense clump of uniquely textured foliage.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Rustic|
|Growth Habit||Mounding, Upright|
|Landscape Use||Border, Erosion Control, Firescaping/Firewise, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Woodland Garden, Edging, Dry Shade, Ground Cover, Naturalized Areas|
|Light Needs||Full shade, Partial shade|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Clump Forming, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Fall Color, Naturalizes Well, Shade Loving, Year-round Interest|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.|
|Companion Plants||Coral 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: 3-9