Scientific Name: Bergenia cordifolia Form: Mounded
Common Name:heartleaf bergeniaTexture:Very coarse
Family Name:SaxifragaceaeHabit: Upright, Dense, Spreading
Plant Type: Broadleaf evergreen Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.2 - 0.4m x 0.3 - 0.6m
Origin: South Asia / India Hardiness Zone:Zone 3: (-40 to -34 C)
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Basal, Leathery, Heavily veined, Pinnate venation, Glabrous, Lustrous, Orbicular, Crenate, Undulate (wavy)
Flowers: Cyme, (Floriferous), (Panicle-like), White, Pink, Red, Mar- Apr- May
Fruit: Capsule, Red, Jul- Aug
Exposure: Full sun only if soil kept moist, Part sun/part shade, Filtered shade, Deep shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained, Humus rich
Landscape Uses: Accent plant, Cut flower or foliage, Fall interest, Ground cover, Mixed shrub border, Perennial border, Spring interest, Summer interest, Woodland margin, Waterside planting
Key ID Features:Clump forming; leaves thick, rounded, leathery with mostly crenate margins, winter colour often reddish or bronze; florets cymose on panicle-like scape.