Bergenia ‘Silberlicht’

Silverlight bergenia

Silberlicht bergenia

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Outstanding Qualities

White flower bells with bright red bases cluster at the top of stout stems in springtime, aging to pink. In winter the leaves are burnished with red and bronze highlights. This evergreen perennial is perfect in rockeries or amongst fine-leaved companions.

Quick Facts

Plant Type: clumping perennial

Foliage Type: semi-evergreen

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

Plant Width/Spread: 2 ft. 0 in. (0.61 meters)

Hardiness: USDA Zones 4 to 8

Flower Color: pink, white

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 white 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.