This species of Bergenia is very unique and much sought after by collectors. The large, rounded leaves are covered on both sides with soft, downy hairs. Bergenia ciliata, commonly called fringed bergenia, hairy leaf bergenia or winter begonia, is a large-leaved, slow-growing, clump-forming perennial that typically. This topic provides information about the cultivation practices of Bergenia ciliata.

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The flowers are largely in the white to ruddy pink range, held in dense heads in Spring. Begenia was previously known by the name Megasea.

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They are valuable for their bold, glossy leaves that are, in most varieties, evergreen. March and April Position Soil: Foliage will die back somewhat in winter. BergeniaElephant’s Earspink.

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Flowering is better in plants grown in sites with more light and ample moisture. They make excellent ground cover. You can translate the content of this page by selecting a language in the select box. No serious insect or disease problems. The lovely twists in the leaves and rich colouring make them excellent candidates for bbergenia flower arranger.


We hope to make the delivery information as clear and understandable as possible. Edging for paths and walkways. Care advice Ideal for more sheltered spots as the new leaf growth might be damaged by late frosts. Type of Plant Orders The type of plants we sell and deliver can be broken down in to the following types of orders; Bare beergenia irises: It prefers moist soil.

Bergenia ciliata

The root juice is used to treat coughs and colds, haemorrhoids, asthma and urinary problems[]. It is hardy to zone UK 7 and is not frost tender. Flowers in some climates appear before the new leaves emerge. Asia – Himalayas from Afghanistan to E.

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BergeniaAll Plants Tags: We reserve the right to suspend or cancel delivery availability to any area or address at any time. You must be logged in to post a review. Up to 5 bare root plants: Problems No serious insect or disease problems. However, should you require quantities of plants that justify a pallet delivery and are happy to accept delivery in early spring or autumn we would consider the request.

Bergenia are native of damp rocky woodland and meadows and in cultivation are remarkably easy hergenia grow in either sun beregnia light shade in anything but the most boggy or dry, hot sites. Leaves are pubescent ciliate on both leaf surfaces hence the common name of hairy leaf bergeniawith the bergsnia margins being toothed and fringed hence the common name of fringed bergenia.


Smith of Newry, using Bergenia cordifolia and Bergenia purpurascens. Early breeding was undertaken by Mr T.

Please see bergenla information below for charges. For a list of references used on this page please go here. Plants seem to be immune to the predations of rabbits[]. Winter hardy to USDA Zones where it is easily grown in organically rich, consistently moist, well-drained soils in part shade cool summer climates or close to full shade hot summer climates.

Perennials will usually be in pots of the type specified on our web site, however we reserve the right to supply bergejia bare rooted non potted specimen of an equivalent size ciiliata we deem it necessary or appropriate. Please be aware that split shipment is to be expected, as only up to 5 peonies are likely to be in each box. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam.