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Bergenia ciliata

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Family: Saxifragaceae (saks-ih-frag-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Bergenia (ber-GEN-ee-a) (Info)
Species: ciliata (sil-ee-ATE-uh) (Info)

Synonym:Bergenia ligulata
Synonym:Megasea ciliata
Synonym:Saxifraga ciliata
Synonym:Saxifraga ligulata

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Category:
Perennials

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Pink
Magenta (Pink-Purple)
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Late Winter/Early Spring

Foliage:
Evergreen
Dark/Black

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)
7.9 to 8.5 (alkaline)

Patent Information:
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Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball

Seed Collecting:
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral RiseAnn On Aug 31, 2001, RiseAnn from Rapid City, SD (Zone 5b) wrote:

Clump forming with small clusters of white/pink flowers in early spring. Large, rounded, evergreen leaves with bristles are dark green and turn red in autumn. Grows well in sun or partial shade, preferably in a cool, sheltered position.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Anniston, Alabama
Hood, Virginia
Bainbridge Island, Washington



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