Bergenia ‘Pugsley’s Pink’ AGM
A Conservation Scheme Plant
Reason for Inclusion
Bred by Cecil H. Pugsley (b. 1900). AGM awarded 2009.
Brief description of plant
Evergreen rhizomatous perennial.
Height x Spread
45cm x 45cm
Clusters of deep pink flowers.
Evergreen. Large rounded, fleshy mid-green leaves, colouring red in winter.
March and possibly autumn.
Full sun or part-shade
Pests and diseases
Leaves may be damaged by slugs and snails or adult vine weevils, whilst weevil grubs may eat away the rhizome.
Remove dead foliage and cut back elongated stems to keep plant tidy.
Propagate by rooting pieces of stem/rhizome detached from the main plant.