Bergenia ‘Ruby Elf’
Ruby Elf bergenia
© Joy Creek Nursery
A more petite form of bergenia with glossy oval foliage and rich pink flower clusters atop stout 10 inch stems. In winter the leaves are burnished with red and bronze highlights. This evergreen perennial is perfect in rockeries or amongst fine-leaved companions.
Plant Type: clumping perennial
Foliage Type: evergreen
Plant Height: 0 ft. 6 in. (0.15 meters)
Plant Width/Spread: 1 ft. 0 in. (0.30 meters)
Hardiness: USDA Zones 4 to 8
Flower Color: pink
Sun/Light Exposure: full sun or light to open shade
Water Requirements: occasional watering in shade or regular watering in full sun
Seasonal Interest: smaller bold, glossy green foliage with 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.