• leaves
  • Available in the garden trade are (those marked agm have gained the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit):- Bergenia are robust plants and generally free of problems, although vine weevil adults readily eat the edges of the leaves, resulting in an indented, 'notched' outline which can detract from the appearance of the plant. (wikipedia.org)
  • This bergenia provides excellent all year groundcover and contrasts well with feathery fern fronds and strap-like iris leaves. (hethoefblad.nl)
  • You can count on bergenia to grow in almost any condition, sunny or shaded, and its dark, broad leaves bring beauty to the yard. (bobvila.com)
  • soil
  • Bergenia will tolerate a wide range of lighting, soil and moisture conditions, however the optimum conditions for these plants are sun, (light shading from hot sun) and moist, rich humus soil. (garden.org)
  • Bergenia thrives in moist soil that is high in organic matter so make sure to amend properly and water during dry spells. (hethoefblad.nl)
  • bergenia is hardy in USDA zones 4 to 9, grows well in part shade on well-drained soil, and looks best as a massed planting along a border or on a bank. (garden.org)
  • plants
  • Bergenia is one of the plants we wish was well suited in southern gardens, but it struggles with our heat and humidity. (uaex.edu)