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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