How to grow Bergenia purpurascens

Bergenia purpurascens grow and care – 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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How to grow 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

Planting season:
Spring, summer autumn

Pests and diseases:
Snails, caterpillar, slugs

Pruning season:
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

Water requirement:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Spring / Autumn / Winter

General information about the flower
Pink or purple flowers in small trumpet shape, the flowers grow in cluster on stalk

Scientific name:

Bergenia purpurascens

How to grow Bergenia purpurascens

Bergenia purpurascens


Blooming Seasons
  • Autumn flowers
  • Spring flowers
  • Summer flowers
Flower colors
  • Pink flower
  • Purple flower
  • Mediterranean Climate
  • Subtropics Climate
  • Temperate Climate
Leaf color
  • Purple leaf
  • Red leaves
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental flower
  • Ornamental leaves
  • Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
  • Average growing plants
  • Fast growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Evergreen
  • Geophyte
  • Herbaceous
  • Perennial plant
Plant Uses
  • Colored leaves
  • Ornamental plants
Planting Season
  • Autumn Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Full sun Plants
  • Part shade Plants
Watering plants
  • Big amount of water
  • Regularly water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 10
  • Hardiness zone 5
  • Hardiness zone 6
  • Hardiness zone 7
  • Hardiness zone 8
  • Hardiness zone 9