Bergenia cordifolia 'Rotblum'
Bergenia cordifolia 'Rotblum' (is a fully hardy perennial evergreen plant with dark pink flowers in late Spring and mid Spring. It grows well in semi-shade and direct sun, and prefers medium levels of water. The flowers are ) arranged in a inflorescence.
Bergenia cordifolia 'Rotblum' grows in soils ranging from a pH of 5.5 (very acidic ranges from 5.2 to 5.5) to 8 (slightly alkaline ranges from 7.6 to 8). It is adapted to chalk, clay, clay loam, loam, loamy sand, peat, sand, sandy clay, sandy clay loam, sandy loam, silt loam and silty clay loam soils, and prefers high fertility.
This is a plant has a clump forming growth form, and has an ultimate height of 0.5m / 1.6ft and spread of 1m / 3.3ft. It can take 2-3 years to reach its ultimate height.
It has green leaves, but the new growth is red. They arein shape.
Bank and slope, city courtyard garden, coastal/seaside suitable, flower border and bed, garden edging, ground cover, low maintenance and under shrubs.
Propagation techniques include division and rhizomes.-27°C / -16.6F to 2-3 years 0.5m / 1.6ft 1m / 3.3ft
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|Specific epithet ?||cordifolia|
|Elephant's Ears 'Rotblum' (Ireland)|
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- When watering, always water the base of the plant. If you water the leaves most of it will just evaporate. Also, just water once a week so that the ground is soaked. This helps roots grow down into the ground, otherwise you will end up with shallow roots.
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