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BERGENIA

Commonly known as Elephant's ears, Megasea



Genus of 13 species of clump-forming, evergreen perennials in the Saxifrage family from meadows, rocky moorland and moist woodland in central and eastern Asia.

They are tough plants, tolerant of extremes of temperature.

Further Reading....

  • Evergreen
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - clump-forming perennials.
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - named for Karl August von Bergen, 18th century botanist. Most dislike extremes of heat and drought but will tolerate exposure and poorer soils which can enhance their winter leaf colour.
  • Pests & Diseases - slugs, snails, caterpillars, vine weevil, leaf spot.
  • Place of origin - central and eastern Asia.
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus-rich.

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BERGENIA 'Abendglut'

BERGENIA 'Abendglut'  >


Commonly known as: Elephant's ears, Megasea.
('Evening Glow') - dark red semi-double flowers
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£11.50 each
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BERGENIA cordifolia 'Purpurea'

BERGENIA cordifolia 'Purpurea'  >


Commonly known as: Elephant's ears, Megasea.
Dark lilac red flowers
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£11.50 each

BERGENIA 'Morgenrote'   AWARD

BERGENIA 'Morgenrote'  >


Commonly known as: Elephant's ears, Megasea.
('Morning Red') - dark, purple red
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£11.50 each

BERGENIA 'Overture'

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Commonly known as: Elephant's ears, Megasea.
Magenta-red flowers on scarlet stems in spring. Evergreen leaves
Multibuy Any 3+ for £9 each
£11.50 each

BERGENIA 'Silberlicht'   AWARD

BERGENIA 'Silberlicht'  >


Commonly known as: Elephant's ears, Megasea.
('Silver Light') - white flowers changing to soft pink
Multibuy Any 3+ for £9 each
£11.50 each

BERGENIA 'Sunningdale'   AWARD

BERGENIA 'Sunningdale'  >


Commonly known as: Elephant's ears, Megasea.
Deep pink flowers, leaves reddish in winter
Multibuy Any 3+ for £9 each
£11.50 each

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