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Common Name

BERGENIA cordifolia

Eroica (sin. Ouverture)

Bright rose pink flowers in March-April. Deep green leave which turn dark copper red in winter – spectacular. For best foliage colour full sun. Any soil. Ht. 40cm. Sp. 50cm.


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Plant Details: BERGENIA cordifolia Eroica (sin. Ouverture)


Species: cordifolia

Variety: Eroica (sin. Ouverture)

Common name: Elephant ears

Family: Saxifragaceae

Origin: Siberia

Flower colour: Pink

Flower month: Mar, Apr

Flower scent: None

Foliage colour: Purple

Autumn leaf colour: Red

Winter leaf colour: Red

Hardy: Hardy

Soil type: Moist, Dry Soil, Drought, Heavy Clay, Neutral, Alkaline, Acid

Aspect: Part Shade, Sun

Evergreen: Evergreen

Height: 40

Spread: 50

Flower type: Single

Flower attribute: Showy

Flower style: Arch Foliage Habit

Leaf colour: Purple

Self: NO

Container: None

Winter grow conditions: O

Compost: P

Year of introduction: YES

Web rating: Michael Loftus rating 7/10

Special uses: Ground Cover, Rabbit Proof, Marine

Pot Size: 1.3 litre

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