Heartleaf Bergenia

Heartleaf Bergenia (Bergenia cordifoia)
At a Glance
  • Exposure: Partial Sun/Shade
  • Mature Height: 12 to 18 Inches
  • USDA Hardiness Zones: 3 - 8
  • Soil Conditions: Moist, Well-Drained
  • Foliage Color: Green
  • Bloom Color: Pink
  • Bloom Season: April - May
  • Size: Small

Features of Heartleaf Bergenia


Features large, glossy green leaves on a low growing plant. Clusters of attractive flowers appear early in the spring. Provides interesting texture for the garden. Plants remain semi-evergreen over the winter and may also turn a bronze color.


  • Prefers moist, well-drained organic soils in a semi-shaded location.
  • If rhizomes start to push up and out of the soil top dress lightly with compost to cover.