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bergenia

(bɜːˈɡiːnɪə)
n
(Plants) an evergreen ground-covering plant
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Noun1.bergenia - any plant of the genus Bergeniabergenia - any plant of the genus Bergenia; valued as an evergreen ground cover and for the spring blossoms
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
genus Bergenia - genus of perennial spring-blooming rhizomatous herbs with thick evergreen leaves; eastern Asia
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They'll look gorgeous when combined with other late winter/ early spring flowers such as primulas, pulmonarias and bergenias, along with some spring bulbs like snowdrops, chionodoxa and crocuses.
They make great plant partners for bold foliage plants such as whiteflowered hostas, ornamental grasses such as Miscanthus sinensis "Silver Feather", or bergenias.
They make great plant partners for bold foliage plants such as white-flowered hostas, ornamental grasses such as Miscanthus sinensis 'Silver Feather', or bergenias.
Make sure you choose survivors like hostas (above), dogwoods, astilbes, bergenias, mints and ligularias for lowlying areas.
Deep red bergenias can be intermingled with white artemisias, dwarf mountain pines with pink-flowered Osteospermum jucundum.
uk - 0844 557 2244) BERGENIA Bergenias or elephant's ears are valued for their leathery, bold, architectural foliage, which may develop rich winter colouring - maroon, crimson, bronze.
The wall is designed to give colour and interest throughout the twelve months and four seasons of the year, and features a variety of planting from Periwinkle to Bergenias, trailing Strawberries to Ferns.
Look out for vine weevils, a continuous pest to pot-grown plants and open ground plants such as strawberries and bergenias.
There are winter flowering shrubs (such as hellebores, bergenias, and heathers) which, when used in combination with winter flowering bulbs and perennials, give a good winter show.
They make ideal plant partners with yellow rudbeckias, bergenias and grasses such as Miscanthus sinensis 'Silver Feather'.
Well, bergenias reminded him of the worst kind of town gardens of his childhood: a sooty privet hedge, a leggy buddleja and always a tatty carpet of starved bergenia.
Few evergreen perennials are as obliging as bergenias.