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Bergenia ‘Baby Doll’

Elephant's Ears

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Features

  • BloomsApril to April
  • Height0.15m to 0.3m
  • Spread0.5m
  • Speed of GrowthSlow
  • Growth HabitMound
  • Flower ColourPink
  • Leaf ColourBright green

Description

Bergenia ‘Baby Doll’ (Elephant's Ears). 'Baby Doll' is a more compact cultivar of Elephant ear with rounded, bright green leaves and short sprays of pale pink flowers in spring, that get deeper pink as they age.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Rhizome, Shrub or Herbaceous

Origin

Central Asia

Interest and use

Grown for handsome foliage and attractive flowers.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilWell drained
  • Soil pH6.0 to 8.0
  • WaterSemi-moist or Moist

Cultivation

Tolerant of most soils, as long as well drained. Tolerant of coastal conditions.

Propagation

Propagation is by division in the spring after flowering.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Leaf spot and occasionally brown rot may affect rhyzomes

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