Details

 

Bergenia cordifolia 'Winterglow' is a herbaceous perennial, up to 40cm high, with glossy, dark green leaves, flushed with red in winter. Dark pink flowers are produced on dark red stalks in spring and often also later in autumn

Characteristics

 

Hardiness

H7 - Hardy in the severest European continental climates (< -20)

 

Sunlight

Partial Shade, Full Sun, Full Shade

 

Aspect

West-facing or East-facing or South-facing or North-facing

 

Exposure

Exposed or Sheltered

 

Moisture

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil

Loam, Chalk, Sand, Clay

pH

Neutral, Alkaline, Acid

 

Size

Ultimate height: 0.1-0.5 metres

Ultimate spread: 0.1-0.5 metres

Time to ultimate height: 2-5 years

 

How to grow

Cultivation

Grow in any soil that is not boggy, in sun or shade, but best in moist but well-drained soil in a cool sheltered position with partial shade from taller trees or shrubs, which will give the flowers protection from late frosts, and so prolong the flowering season; however a more exposed position and less rich soil will encourage winter colouring

 

Propagation

Propagate by division in spring or autumn

 

Suggested planting locations and garden types

Flower borders and beds Ground Cover Underplanting of Roses and Shrubs Banks and Slopes Cut Flowers Low Maintenance Cottage & Informal Garden City & Courtyard Gardens Coastal

 

How to care

Pruning

No pruning required but faded flower spikes can be removed

 

Pests

May be affected by leaf and bud eelworm and vine weevil

 

Diseases

May be affected by a fungal leaf spot

Bergenia Cordifolia Winterglow

£7.80Price
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    0131 445 4698

    Damhead Nursery
    Damhead Farm
    Lothianburn
    Midlothian
    EH10 7DZ

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