Bergenia purpurascens growing rhizome herbaceous of the genus Bergenia also known as Purple bergenia, Bergenia purpurascens perennial evergreen used as ornamental plant, can grow in temperate, mediterranean, subtropics climate and growing in hardiness zone 5-10.
Leaves color green or purple-red and in autumn become red, in spatula (spoon) shape in wavy structure.
Bergenia purpurascens flower
Flower color can be: pink or purple the flowers small trumpet shape with 5 petals, the flowers grows in cluster on stalk.
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Requirements for Bergenia purpurascens growing and care:
Well drain soil, moisture soil, cold winter
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
No, unless you want to ensure purple verity
Difficulties or problems when growing:
In non-stable weather not stable weak the plant
Spring, summer autumn
Pests and diseases:
Snails, caterpillar, slugs
Autumn / Winter
How to prune:
Just for design
Size of the plant?
20-30 cm, 8-12 inches
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing
Average amount of water / Big amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Spring / Autumn / Winter
General information about the flower
Pink or purple flowers in small trumpet shape, the flowers grow in cluster on stalk