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Bergenia x 'Eden's Dark Margin'

Also called Pig-Squeak


Bergenia x 'Eden's Dark Margin' - Heartleaf Bergenia

More About Bergenia x 'Eden's Dark Margin'

  • Thick, leathery foliage starts deep green and changes to deep purple as the season cools
  • Clusters of bell-shaped, pink-purple flowers on long, thick stems
  • Bloom Time: Early spring

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:

2

Height:

30-40 cm

Spread:

40-50 cm

Colour:

Pink
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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 'Eden's Dark Margin' Characteristics

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

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Fall Color

Flowering Time

Spring
Early Spring

Habit

Clumping

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Border/edging

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