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botanical name:
Bergenia 'Bizet'
Bergenia 'Bizet' © Deeproot Plant Base
family:  Saxifragaceae
characteristics: perennial, evergreen, ground-cover
height: 0.35m
width: 0.50m
growth rate: slow
growth habit:
leaf colour: green
flower colour: pink
main season: All Year
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -35°C
USDA zone: 4 to 9
description:
Large, oval, deeply veined, mid-green leaves, becoming purple tinted in winter, and red-pink flowers in mid and late spring.

cultivation:
Best in humus-rich, moist, well drained soil in full sun or partial shade. Will tolerate many conditions including poor soil and exposed positions, but dislikes extreme heat and drought. Divide and replant clumps every 3 to 5 years.

propagation:
From sections of root rhizome, each with at least one leaf node or growing bud, preferably taken after flowering in late spring or in autumn. Plant in well drained soil or compost.

other notes:
An Eric Smith hybrid.

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