Bergenia purpurascens
PURPLE BERGENIA, CHINESE BERGENIA
Saxifragaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 4-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to dappled light

Soil Moisture: constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, clay, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: light frost
0.3m
Plant habit
 
0.4m

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Flowers: crimson

Flowering Time: late winter to mid spring

Leaves: glossy; mid green; red-purple in autumn; turning red-purple in winter
 
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Bergenia purpurascens
PURPLE BERGENIA, CHINESE BERGENIA
Saxifragaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 4-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to dappled light

Soil Moisture: constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, clay, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: light frost
0.3m
Plant habit
 
0.4m

FEATURES

Flowers: crimson

Flowering Time: late winter to mid spring

Leaves: glossy; mid green; red-purple in autumn; turning red-purple in winter


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits tropical, oriental, contemporary & cottage designs

Uses: informal edging, mass planting, border

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average

Animals: deer resistant






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