|Common Name||Elephant's Ears|
|US Patent #||--|
|EU Grant #||--|
|Bloom Time||February, March, April|
|Foliage Color||Green, Red|
|Exposure||Full Sun, Part Shade|
|Hardiness Zone||4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9|
|How Different?||Early blooming.|
|Landscape Value||A great and easy evergreen. It can be used in mass plantings, in containers, on banks, in front of the border, or in mixed beds.|
|Most Active Growing Season||Spring|
|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||6" / 12" / 10"|
|Soil (Garden)||Needs good soil porosity, otherwise very tolerant.|
|Water (Garden)||Moderate, well drained.|
|Special Uses||Cut Flower, Deep South, Low Water Usage, Winter Color|
|Comments||An easy, low maintenance plant.|
Bergenia EARLY BRILLIANCE™ ‘Magenta’
Wonderfully compact habit with leaves and flowers to scale. Foliage winter color is a deep burgundy-black. Medium sized, brilliant magenta flowers in good sized clusters start to appear while the winter foliage is still dark, providing an amazing contrast to the flowers. Flowering continues as the foliage turns green again, adding to the interest of this plant.
|Water (Greenhouse)||Dry moderately between waterings.|
|EC||1.0 – 1.5|
|pH||5.5 – 6.8|
|Fertility Needs||75 – 125 ppm|
|Finish Time to 4″||4 – 6 weeks|
|Finish Time to Gallon||12 – 14 weeks|
|Day Length for Flowering||Long Day|
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