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Bergenia 'Dark Damsel'

Bergenia are incredibly hardy, and reliably evergreen. Plant them en masse or to edge a path.
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1 x 9cm pot

3 x 9cm pots

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Details:

Type
Perennial
Position
Ground Cover (Scattered)
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Flowers
April - June
Height
15cm (6in)
Common name
Elephant's Ears
Moisture
Moist but Well-drained
Aspect
Shade
Spread
30cm (12in)
Cultivation
Incredibly hardy and reliably evergreen. Bergenia are most effective when mass planted or used as an edging along a walkway. Tolerates a wide range of soil conditions, in both sun or part shade. Easily divided in spring or early autumn.

Description

Bergenia are incredibly hardy, and reliably evergreen. ‘Dark Damsel’ forms a low clump of glossy, dark green leaves which turn rich and plummy red in the winter. The stems are rhubarb-red, topped with dense, semi-double deep pink flowers in spring. Plant bergenias en masse, or to edge a path.

Care Tips

Remove tired foliage after winter to make way for fresh growth.