Bergenia cordifolia 'Winterglut'

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Heartleaf Bergenia, Pigsqueak

USDA Hardiness Zone 2-8

'Winterglut' gives a wonderful textural difference to a lightly shaded garden.
Rose-red blooms and big glossy leaves contrast nicely with other shade loving perennials. This is an early bloomer with fall foliage color!

Height

10-15 Inches

Spread

12 Inches

Color

Pink/Red

Interesting Notes

Aquired the common name 'pigsqueak' because of the unusual sound made when a leaf is rubbed briskly between thumb and forefinger.

Bloom Time

April

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Can be used in rock gardens, as edging, groundcover or mass plantings under trees and shrubs.

When to Divide

early spring

Good Companions

Bluebells of Scotland (Campanula rotundifolia), Variegated Japanese Sedge (Carex oshimensis), Christmas Fern (Polystichum acrostichoides), Jacob's Ladder (Polemonium ), Chinese False Spirea (Astilbe chinensis), Avens (Geum )

Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes & Uses
Containers
Evergreen
Cut Flowers
Ground Cover
Exposure
Partial Shade
Foliage Color
Green
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Fall
Summer
Spring
Soil Moisture Preference
Very Adaptable
Well-drained
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