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Bergenia cordifolia Pink Delight

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Bergenia cordifolia Pink Delight Pigsqueak, Heart Leaf Bergenia, Pig Squeak, Elephant Ears,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
TBA Clumping

Clump forming perennial with thick, large, rounded leaves. Masses of rose-pink flowers appear in Spring on tall stems. Bergenias form an dense groundcover, mass plant for impact. Will tolerate poor soils and dry conditions, but look much better with a water and a bit of compost added. Grows approx 40cm tall x 50cm wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
30-60cm 30-60cm

Position: Soil Type:
Any Any, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Groundcover, Mass Planting, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Saxifragaceae Asia

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Pink
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Moderate
Wind: Medium / Moderate