Bergenia x ‘Spring Fling’ (Pig Squeak) PP#26,337

(Elephant Ear, Heart-shaped Bergenia, Siberian Saxifrage)

Profuse magenta blooms on upright, branched stems above broad, glossy foliage that turns satiny purple-black in the fall and winter. Height 12-24″.

'Spring Fling' forms a large, fairly tight and upright plant that blooms so heavily, it could be mistaken as an Azalea from a distance. It has branched flowering stems, which equals more flowers. The broad glossy foliage turns satiny purple-black in the fall and winter and is a gorgeous foil for the shocking, magenta pink flowers. Height 12-24". PP#26,337.

Bergenia attracts bees butterflies and hummingbirds to the garden. Prefers humus rich, moist, well drained soils. Tolerates heavy shade and a wide range of soil conditions. Intolerant of hot, dry conditions. Deer and rabbit resistant.

  • USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 4-9
  • Exposure: Full Sun, Part Shade
  • Bloom Time(s): March-April