Elephant's ears
(Bergenia x schmidtii)

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Bergenia x schmidtii

Originating in central eastern Asia, vigorous plant with obovate to obovate-elliptic green leaves. Leaves are roughly 25cm long and narrowed at the base, with toothed margins. Flowers are bright rose-pink. They are produced in panicle-like cyms in late winter and early spring. Plant is roughly 30cm tall and 60cm wide.

Type
Exotic
Water use
Moderate
Container
One
Size
Small shrubs 0.5 - 3 metres
Foliage
Evergreen
Zones
Semi-arid with winter rain, Moist temperate with warm summers, Semi-arid with summer rain
Soils
Sandy, Loam, Clay
Tolerances
Frost
Regions
Central Highlands Garden
Shade levels
Sun/shade
Flowering seasons
Spring, Winter
Colours
Green, Red, Pink
Gardens
Habitat plants