Bergenia ciliata ‘Dumbo’
© Swanson's Nursery
Large fuzzy, oval green leaves are the distinctive feature of this superb perennial. In springtime clusters of pastel pink flowers top stout stalks above the 12 to 14 inch long leaves. In colder climes the foliage will be deciduous while in warmer areas they are semi-evergreen.
Plant Type: clumping perennial
Foliage Type: evergreen
Plant Height: 1 ft. 0 in. (0.30 meters)
Plant Width/Spread: 2 ft. 0 in. (0.61 meters)
Hardiness: USDA Zones 5 to 8
Flower Color: pink
Sun/Light Exposure: full sun to light or open shade
Water Requirements: occasional watering in shade or regular watering in full sun
Seasonal Interest: bold, fuzzy green foliage with pastel pink flowers in spring
Wildlife Associations: bees
- Culture Notes
- Plant in full sun and water regularly or in light to open shade and water occasionally during the dry season. Bergenia will grow well in most soil types as long as they are well-drained.