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6th January 2021. In line with the current government lockdown rules, Burncoose Nurseries is closed to visitors. However at present we are able to offer click and collect to local customers. This will be weekdays only, not weekends. Mail order is continuing as normal. However please allow extra time for the couriers to deliver, once despatched from us. Sorry to say that some depots are experiencing high volumes of traffic, also staff shortages.

BERGENIA 'Overture'

Commonly known as Elephant's ears, Megasea

Magenta-red flowers on scarlet stems in spring. Evergreen leaves
Further Reading....

  • Evergreen - leaves 13-15cm (5-6in) long
  • Red - magenta red
  • Height - 30-45cm (12-18in)
  • Spread - 45-60cm (18-23in)
  • 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 perennial. Produces flowers on strong stems
  • Hardy - very cold winter - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - - slugs, snails, caterpillars, vine weevil, leaf spot
  • Place of origin - garden origin
  • Flower Shape - Bell/Lantern - - bell-shaped to funnel-shaped 5-petalled flowers 1.5-2.5cm (½-1in) across
  • Panicles
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Woodland garden -
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - humus-rich.
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
  • Rabbit Resistant
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
30-45cm (12-18in)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Hand Trowel
  45-60cm (18-23in)
 

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