Brilliant carmine-rose flowers on vigorous, low-growing plants. Leaves are large, dark green, leathery, and glossy. From March to May graceful nodding clusters of flowers appear on strong, 12-18 in. stalks. Red Beauty bergenia is a tough, easy-to-grow evergreen perennial. Use as a ground cover, or to edge borders and paths. Winter hardy to zone 3.
Growing Red Beauty Bergenia Seeds
Plant Bergenia Seeds: Sow seeds in cell packs or flats, press into soil but do not cover. Needs light to germinate. Kept at 70-75°F., germination is uneven over a period of 3-6 weeks. Transplant into the garden 18 in. apart.
Grow Bergenia: Plants prefer part sun in warm climates, full sun where summers are mild. Excellent ground cover and container plants. Bergenia tolerates poor soil, and little to moderate water. More flowers and better appearance in fertile soil with regular water. Bergenia is evergreen in all but coldest climates. Cut plants back once per year to keep growth neat and compact. Divide when clumps become crowded. Bergenia is rabbit and deer resistant plants.
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