Bergenia cordifolia Flirt
 Bergenia cordifolia 'Flirt' courtesy of Terra Nova Nursery

Pigsqueak

Petite foliage and over-sized flowers sum up this new Bergenia. 'Flirt' has tailored upright leaves on an erect but compact clump.  A one year old plant of Bergenia 'Flirt' can have over thirty flower spikes in the spring!  It features gorgeous fall and winter colour and is super easy to grow.

  • Height: 15 cm (6 in)
  • Spread: 25-30 cm (10-12 in)
  • Cold Hardiness: Zone 4-9
  • Sun or Shade: part shade
  • Bloom Time: early spring
  • Leaf Colour: green toning red
  • Bloom Colour: pink
  • Nature Attraction: bees

Growing and Maintenance Tips

Bergenia likes rich, well drained soil enriched with compost. It is usually grown in part shade but will tolerate full sun if kept moist. Clean up old foliage in the spring just as new growth starts to keep the plant looking neat.