All-Stars Plant Details

Latin Name: Bergenia crassifolia
Common Name: pigsqueak
Type: Perennial
Size: Small
California Native: No
Description: Dense clusters of pink flowers bloom in winter and early spring; classic California garden plant for dry or moist shady border; broad, shiny leaves provide textural contrast to small-leaved plants; attracts beneficial insects.
Pruning Needs: remove old flower stalks
Sun Exposure: Part Shade
Arboretum Location(s): Ruth Risdon Storer Garden
Water Needs: Low
Color(s): Pink
Bloom Season(s): Winter
Wildlife Value: Beneficial Insects