Bergenia Elephant's Ears
Also known as
Elephant-Eared Saxifrage, Elephant's ear, Megasea
Podlaskie - Suprasl - Kopna Gora - Arboretum - Bergenia cordifolia - plant by Athantor (CC BY-SA 4.0)
3 years to reach maturity
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Bergenia Elephant's Ears Overview
Bergenia is a small genus containing 10 species of clump-forming, rhizomatous, evergreen perennials native to Central Asia. Grown for their foliage and flowers, they make good ground cover plants and are often grown in containers. The leaves are large, teardrop-shaped and leathery in texture with toothed edges or waxy coatings. Green in colour most of the year, but displaying pretty autumn colour in cooler climates. Flowers are usually cone-shaped and in shades of red, pink, white and purple.
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Other uses of Bergenia Elephant's Ears
Grown for their leaves which make good ground cover. Suitable for coastal conditions.
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