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Scientific name: Bergenia cordifolia      ber-gen-ia kord-i-folia

Common name: Heartleaf Bergenia

Design Characteristics

Height  6-18"
Spread  8-10"
Form  clump-rosette
Texture  coarse
Flower color  pinkish
Leaf color  green tinged maroon, glossy
Time of bloom  Spring

Horticultural Characteristics

Light
requirement
 part shade-full shade
Soil
requirement
 moist to dry site
 heavy soil
Propagation
method
 divide spring or fall
 cutting of rhizomatous stem with an eye
USDA Hardiness Zone   3-9

Miscellaneous

Peculiarities/Problems   
Uses  rock garden
 front to mid-border
Comments  great contrast for small leaved groundcovers
 leaves evergreens-turn bronzy color in Fall/Winter