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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Tolerates full shade, but foliage appearance is best with some sunny or sun dappled conditions. Succeeds in shade or semi-shade-. Best in areas where the flowers can be seen and appreciated in spring.
Leaf spot is the most common disease. Make sure that the compost does not dry out.
Bergenia ciliata PFAF Plant Database
Reviews There are no reviews yet. Thu Oct 14 It makes a large clump, but considerably less dense than most bergenias.
In some cultivars and species, notably Bergenia ciliate, Bergenia stracheyi and Bergenia x spathulata, the larger leaves are often lost in colder weather. Foliage will die back somewhat in winter.
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Up to 5 rhizomes bare root plants: 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 bergenia.
Prefers cool moist shade. Slightly more tender than the more robust species and deserving of a spot with some shelter, especially for the flowers. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Plants with a small root system or that are generally slower to put on growth than other varieties prefer this smaller pot. Some information cannot be used for commercial reasons or be modified but some can. Missouri Botanical Garden Shaw Blvd.
Bare root A bare root plant is a non potted specimen which is sent with it’s roots in compost, wrapped in a polythene bag. Early breeding was undertaken by Mr T. Potted perennials including potted irises and potted peonies: The leaves of this choice species are large- up to 30cm across, well rounded and covered in tiny hairs.
medicinal herbs: BERGENIA CILIATA
This is done to ensure we send the irises in their best possible condition. The plant is of a size reflecting ckliata equivelant pot size that the plant is charged at. 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.
For a list of references used on this page please go here. Leaves colour red in Autumn. Plants spread slowly by rhizomes. We reserve the right to obtain a signature on delivery if we deem it appropriate. The leaf colour is best when plants are grown in a poor soil in a sunny position. March and April Position Soil: The flowers bervenia boiled and then pickled. Plants are at bergehia best in a medium-heavy soil. The specific epithet comes from the Latin word ciliatus meaning with soft hairs in reference to the hairy leaves.
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Genus name honors German physician and botanist Karl August von Bergen Bergenia ciliata – Haw. If you still have problems calculating or understanding the deliveries cost please contact us and we can both be frustrated trying to calculate your delivery charge! Flowers in some climates appear before the new leaves emerge.
Begenia was previously known by the name Megasea. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow them on in light shade in the greenhouse for at least their first winter. Overcollection in many areas of ci,iata range are a cause for conservation concern. No serious insect or disease problems.
It is in leaf all year, in flower from March to May. Pink flowers cilista rose-pink calyces. Up to 5 bare root plants: Fruit Gardening Vegetable Gardening.
Soils should not be allowed to completely dry out. Generally ‘leave safe’ is not sufficient. A juice or powder of the whole plant is used to treat urinary troubles in Nepal.
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