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Bergenia x 'Bressingham Ruby'

#PP7344, COPF

Also called Bressingham Ruby Bergenia


Bergenia x 'Bressingham Ruby' - Heartleaf Bergenia

More About Bergenia x 'Bressingham Ruby' (PP7344, COPF)

  • Round to oval leaves, smaller than most other bergenia cultivars
  • Deep pink to red flowers on sturdy stems
  • Evergreen foliage turns reddish-bronze in autumn
  • Bloom Time: April to May

Interesting Notes:

Its common name Pigsqueak is derived from the sound of rubbing two, wet leaves together, causing a noise similar to a "pig's squeak".

Zone:

3

Height:

30-35 cm

Spread:

30-40 cm

Colour:

Pink (deep)
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Heartleaf Bergenia Growing and Maintenance Tips

Bergenia will tolerate a wide range of soils, lighting and moisture conditions, but grows best in partial sun, and moist, rich, humus soil. Bergenia are evergreen, so remove only damaged and tattered foliage as necessary. They can be affected by vine weevil, so applying beneficial nematodes twice a year may be required.


Bergenia x 'Bressingham Ruby' (PP7344, COPF) Characteristics

Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Evergreen
Evergreen
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Fall Color

Flowering Time

Early Spring
Spring

Habit

Clumping
Compact

Foliage Color

Green (dark)
Burgundy

Landscape uses

Border/edging

 Suitable Substitutions for Bergenia x 'Bressingham Ruby'

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Bergenia x 'Pink Dragonfly'

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