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Bergenia ‘Pugsley’s Pink’ AGM

A Conservation Scheme Plant

Date Introduced
2001

Introduced by
Somerset Group

Reason for Inclusion
Bred by Cecil H. Pugsley (b. 1900). AGM awarded 2009.

Verification
not known

Brief description of plant
Evergreen rhizomatous perennial.

Height x Spread
45cm x 45cm

Flowers
Clusters of deep pink flowers.

Foliage
Evergreen. Large rounded, fleshy mid-green leaves, colouring red in winter.

Flowering Time
March and possibly autumn.

Soil type
Any soil.

Aspect
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.

Cultivation
Remove dead foliage and cut back elongated stems to keep plant tidy.

Propagation
Propagate by rooting pieces of stem/rhizome detached from the main plant.


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