Bergenia cordifolia ‘Vinterglöd’

Winter Glow bergenia

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Synonyms: Bergenia cordifolia ‘Winter Glow’

Bergenia cordifolia ‘Winterglut’

Outstanding Qualities

Vivid magenta bell-shaped flowers rise on stout stalks in springtime. The leaves can be up to 10 inches long by 8 inches wide and, in wintertime, they are often burnished in shades of red and bronze. The beautiful glossy green, oval foliage is perfect in rockeries or amongst fine-leaved companions.

Quick Facts

Plant Type: clumping perennial

Foliage Type: evergreen

Plant Height: 1 ft. 6 in. (0.46 meters)

Plant Width/Spread: 1 ft. 6 in. (0.46 meters)

Hardiness: USDA Zones 3 to 8

Flower Color: rose

Sun/Light Exposure: full sun or light to open shade

Water Requirements: occasional watering in shade or regular watering in full sun

Seasonal Interest: bold, glossy green foliage with magenta flowers in springtime and colorful foliage in winter

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.