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.
  • Wildlife
    Rabbit Resistant

Buy Varieties of BERGENIA

BERGENIA 'Abendglut'

BERGENIA 'Abendglut'

Elephant's ears, Megasea

('Evening Glow') - dark red semi-double flowers

 
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BERGENIA 'Bressingham White'

BERGENIA 'Bressingham White'

Elephant's ears, Megasea

white flowers with a hint of pink

 
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BERGENIA cordifolia 'Purpurea'

BERGENIA cordifolia 'Purpurea'

Elephant's ears, Megasea

dark lilac red flowers

 
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BERGENIA 'Fire and Ice'

BERGENIA 'Fire and Ice'

Elephant's ears, Megasea

white flowers with slight pink tinge from deep pink calyces

 
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BERGENIA 'Morgenrote'

BERGENIA 'Morgenrote'

Elephant's ears, Megasea

('Morning Red') - dark, purple red

 
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BERGENIA 'Overture'

BERGENIA 'Overture'

Elephant's ears, Megasea

magenta-red flowers on scarlet stems in spring. Evergreen leaves

 
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BERGENIA 'Silberlicht'

BERGENIA 'Silberlicht'

Elephant's ears, Megasea

('Silver Light') - white flowers changing to soft pink

 
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BERGENIA 'Sunningdale'

BERGENIA 'Sunningdale'

Elephant's ears, Megasea

deep pink flowers, leaves reddish in winter

 
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