This species of Bergenia is very unique and much sought after by collectors. The large, rounded leaves are covered on both sides with soft, downy hairs. Bergenia ciliata, commonly called fringed bergenia, hairy leaf bergenia or winter begonia, is a large-leaved, slow-growing, clump-forming perennial that typically. This topic provides information about the cultivation practices of Bergenia ciliata.

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The pot size generally reflects the amount of fresh growth that will appear in the spring. Well-drained to dry Planting position: This may result in packages arriving at different bergfnia or on different days.

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Available in days. We obviously, where cost effective, prefer to send the shipment in one package or as one delivery. Whilst many of the original cultivars, praised by William Robinsonare now lost, breeding has continued by Arends and Klose and more recently by Eric Smith and Jim Archibald.

Pink flowers ciluata rose-pink calyces. Flowering is better in plants grown in sites with more light and ample moisture. Up to 3 plants: We may ask for your instructions in writing which includes email. It is hardy to zone UK 7 and is not frost tender.

Established plants have tolerance for brief periods of drought, but perform best with consistent moisture. You will receive a range of benefits including: If you have more than one type of plant order you will need to add each appropriate charge to give you the total delivery cost for the order. Part shade to full shade. Plants spread slowly by rhizomes. The pot allows the plant to put on sufficient growth to ensure a fine specimen prior to planting in your garden.


Bergenia ciliata – Dorset Perennials

Perennials will usually be in pots of the type specified on our web site, however we reserve the right to supply a bare rooted non potted specimen of an equivalent size if we deem it necessary or appropriate.

They make excellent alternatives to Hosta on drier and windier sites. Our new book to be released soon is Edible Shrubs. Succeeds in full sun or light shade in most soils[] but prefers a deep fertile soil that does not dry out fully[]. Foliage will die back bergemia in winter. This QR Code is unique to this page. Potsize — 1L Bergenia ciliata.

Leaves are pubescent ciliate on both leaf surfaces hence the common name of hairy leaf bergeniawith the leaf margins being toothed and fringed hence the common name of fringed cliiata. This is done to ensure we send the irises in their best possible condition. The lovely twists in the leaves and rich colouring make them excellent candidates for the flower arranger.

clliata The root juice is used to treat coughs and colds, haemorrhoids, asthma and urinary problems[]. Winter hardy to USDA Zones where it is easily grown in organically rich, consistently moist, well-drained soils in part shade cool summer climates or bedgenia to full shade hot summer climates.

We usually try to contact a customer if this is the case but we can not guarantee we will bergfnia this. In some cultivars and species, notably Bergenia ciliate, Bergenia stracheyi and Bergenia x spathulata, the larger leaves are often lost in colder weather. The specific epithet comes from the Latin word ciliatus meaning with soft hairs in reference to the hairy leaves. The flowers are boiled and then pickled[]. It is in leaf all year, in flower from March to May.


Plant Profile for Bergenia ciliata – Fringed Bergenia Perennial

We reserve the right to change any part, or all, of our delivery areas, prices, delivery information relating to plant combinations, or any other matter that befgenia materially affect delivery at any time. Fruit Gardening Vegetable Gardening. Irises are despatched separately from other plants and incur a separate delivery charge.

Culture Winter hardy to USDA Zones where it is easily grown in organically rich, consistently moist, well-drained soils in part shade cool summer climates or close to full shade hot summer climates.

Garden Uses Outstanding large-leaved foliage plant that serves as an excellent ground cover for shady areas of the landscape. Early spring frosts may destroy flower buds or flowers. You can unsubscribe at anytime. For more information about QR Codes click here. They are valuable for their bold, glossy leaves that are, in most varieties, evergreen. QR Code What’s this? Ciliaa root of this plant has a high reputation in indigenous systems of medicine for dissolving stones in the kidneys[].

QR Codes are barcodes that can be read by mobile phone smartphone cameras. If you still have problems cliata or understanding the deliveries cost please beggenia us and we can both be frustrated trying to calculate your delivery charge!