Elephant’s ears ‘Eroica’, Bergenia cordifolia ‘Eroica’
Variety or Cultivar
‘Eroica’ _ ‘Eroica’ is a clump-forming, evergreen perennial bearing obovate to heart-shaped, wavy, glossy, burgundy-flushed, dark green leaves turning burgundy in winter and clusters of bright rose-pink flowers on red stems in mid-spring.
Rose-pink in Spring
Dark-green, Flushed red in Spring; Flushed red, Dark-green in Summer; Flushed red, Dark-green in Autumn; Maroon in Winter
HOW TO CARE
Watch out for
Caterpillars , Slugs , Snails , Vine weevil
Remove faded flower spikes. Cut back untidy foliage in spring.
Root rhizome sections in autumn or spring.
Division, Rhizome sections
Bergenia ‘Eroica’ (Elephant’s ears ‘Eroica’) will reach a height of 0.45m and a spread of 0.6m after 2-5 years.
Banks and Slopes, City, Coastal, Flower Arranging, Beds and borders, Ground Cover, Low Maintenance, Underplanting
Performs best in moist but well drained, humus-rich soil in sun or partial shade. Frost may damage early flowers. Avoid hot, dry conditions. Tolerates poor, exposed locations. Will tolerate full shade.
Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)
Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Partial Shade, Full Sun
North, South, East, West