Bergenia (also called heart-leaved bergenia) is a clump-forming perennial which is primarily grown as a ground cover. Features large rosettes of leathery, glossy, toothed, rounded, dark green leaves (to 10" long by 8" wide) which are heart-shaped at the base. Leaves typically form a thick, slowly-spreading clump of foliage to 12" tall. Foliage turns purplish-bronze in winter.
|Height||12" to 18"|
|Light Requirements||Part shade to full shade|
|Bloom time||April to May|
|Zone||3 to 8|
Leaves are often used in floral arrangements
Remove all damaged foliage in late winter to early spring
All info from Missouri Botanical Garden