Bergenia 'Rotblum'Bergenia 'Rotblum'

Bergenia ‘Rotblum’


This plant is no longer for sale directly from TERRA NOVA® Nurseries. However, it may still be available through one of our Licensees or Retail Sources.


Large, thick, leathery leaves are evergreen and provide strong contrast in the garden. Red flower clusters are borne on thick stalks. Easy to grow and makes a wonderful ground cover or specimen.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 4-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 10″ / 12″ / 15″
Exposure: Full Sun, Part Shade
Bloom Time(s): March, April

SKU: BERR Categories: ,
Common Name Pig squeak
Family Saxifragaceae
Genus Bergenia
species cordifolia
Plant Type Perennial
US Patent # --
EU Grant # --
Bloom Time March, April
Flower Color Pink
Foliage Color Green
Dormancy Winter
Exposure Full Sun, Part Shade
Growth Habit Clumping
Growth Rate Moderate
Hardiness Zone 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
How Different? --
Landscape Value Use in mass, in containers, on banks, in front of the border, or in mixed beds.
Most Active Growing Season Spring
Persistence Evergreen
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 10" / 12" / 15"
Soil (Garden) Needs good soil porosity, otherwise very tolerant.
Water (Garden) Average
Special Uses Cut Flower, Deep South, Deer Resistant, Hummingbird Attractor, Low Water Usage, Winter Color
Comments Easy to grow.
Water (Greenhouse) Will tolerate dryness between waterings.
EC 0.5 – 0.7
pH 5.5 – 6.8
Fertility Needs 50 – 75 ppm
Finish Time to 4″ 6 – 7 weeks
Finish Time to Gallon
Day Length for Flowering Long Day
Bergenia 'Rotblum' - Product Profile
Bergenia 'Rotblum' - Growing Recipe