Bergenia Dragonfly™ 'Sakura'

Bergenia Dragonfly™ 'Sakura'
Bergenia Dragonfly™ 'Sakura'

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Evergreen Foliage and Double Blooms
SKU 37781
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Item Form
1-Quart
Key Characteristics
Zone

4 - 9

Mature Height

10 IN

Mature Width

12 IN

Sun / Shade

Full Sun, Part Shade

Moisture Level

Dry, Moist, well-drained

Soil Type

Normal, loamy, Poor

Description / Bergenia Dragonfly™ 'Sakura'

'Sakura' means Cherry Blossom in Japanese, and that's exactly what the lovely semi to full double blooms of Bergenia Dragonfly™ 'Sakura' resemble. Their radiantly rosy flower clusters look even better against its thick green foliage in spring and summer. Interestingly, it's the foliage that makes this perennial so unique. Its leaves are a peculiar texture, thick and rubbery, so that if you rub it between your fingers, you'll hear the distinct "pig squeak" for which it's named. Those odd yet attractive leaves also turn deep plum in winter for further interest. Bergenia Dragonfly™ 'Sakura's intensely colorful blooms last a long time in a vase and for several weeks in the garden.

Charming visual appeal isn't the only thing that Bergenia Dragonfly™ 'Sakura' has going for it. Like most bergenia it is super tough, tolerating drought and a broad range of soil conditions. Plus its completely deer proof and makes a wonderfully easy and effective groundcover. Everyone should have such a multi-talented plant in their life.

Product Details

Item Form 1-Quart
Genus Bergenia
Species hybrida
Variety 'Sakura'
Product Classification Perennials, Plants
Habit Mound-shaped
USDA Zone Low 4
USDA Zone High 9
Sun / Shade Full Sun, Part Shade
Bloom Color Pink
Bloom Season Start Early Spring
Bloom Season End Late Spring
Foliage Color Black, Dark Green, Purple, Red
Resistance Deer Resistance, Drought Tolerant
Special Features Bloom First Year, Double Blooms, Easy Care Plants, Fall Foliage Changes, Flower, Hummingbird Lovers, Variegated
Uses Border, Containers, Fall Color, Foliage Interest, Ground Cover, Outdoor, Winter Interest
Zone 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
State Shipping Restrictions GU, HI, PR, VI

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