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Bergenia cordifolia 'Winterglut WINTER GLOW'

Pigsqueak

Plant Type: Perennial
MORNING sun/AFTERNOON shade to FULL shade

Magenta-red flowers appear in panicles above the foliage on 16" stalks in April. Leathery, glossy, dark green foliage is heart shaped and forms a thick, slowly spreading clump. This variety is noted for its reddish fall and winter foliage color. The common name of "Pig Squeak" refers to the noise produced by rubbing a leaf between thumb and finger.


Height

12-16"

Spread

12-16"

Growth Habit

FILLER (mounded)

Landscape Application:

Ground cover for woodland or shade gardens. Edging for paths and walkways.

Bergenia cordifolia 'Winterglut WINTER GLOW' Plant Care:

Prefers well drained, moist, organic soil.

USDA Hardiness Zone: Zone 4 (-30/-20F)

Pigsqueak Characteristics & Attributes

Season of Interest

EARLY (March-April), MIDSEASON (May-June), LATE (July-frost)

Early Season (March - April)
Mid Season (May - June)
Late Season (July - frost)
Soil Moisture Needs

Moderate soil moisture.

Moderate
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant