Bergenia for sale online
Bergenia for sale online to cultivate a ground cover that will bring colour to the garden no matter the season. Bergenia, or Elephant's ears, is an attractive perennial with strikingly shiny, leathery leaves that transform from green to purplish-red in winter. Come springtime elephant's ears bloom with beautiful pale pink, dark pink or white flowers on tall stems that shoot upwards from the full foliage. This evergreen groundcover looks stunning around a pond, and planting it under the trees or shrubs in your garden is a must. Native to Central Asia, elephant's ears grow well in English gardens. Available in many different species, they will reach between 25 and 45 centimetres high. Buy different varieties online in our webshop.
The best location for planting is in the full sun or partial shade. The more sun it gets, the more abundantly it blooms. This easy care garden plant needs little attention and grows well in soil types commonly found in most gardens. Though it will positively thrive when planted in nutritious, moist, humus-rich soil. Bergenia grows slowly and certainly will not cause problems with over-proliferation. Weeds do not get even stand a chance with this excellent ground cover which naturally inhibits their growth. Combine your plants with geranium, lungwort, ferns, daylilies, vinca, liriope, tussock grass, comfrey and boxwood to create a full, eye-catching border. You can propagate it using its rhizomes, allowing you to multiply this plant easily. Planted in a beautiful location bergenia will truly come into its own in any garden.
Pruning bergenia could not be easier. In March remove damaged or dead leaves as soon as there is no longer chance of frost. Come June, cut off the faded stalks of this practically maintenance-free garden plant.