Native to Central Asia, Bergenia is a flowering plant belonging to a genus of around 10 species[1]. This plant belongs to the family of Saxifragaceae.

Bergenia Flower

These flowering plants are also known as elephant ears or cobbler’s plants, as their leaves are too thin and large and the flowers are too pretty, that together they form a bouquet. They are semi-perennial and delicate, which makes them popular in gardens around the world.

Bergenia Elephant Ears

The flowers can range from dark purple to bright pink. The plants are 12 to 24 inches tall and are grouped into an inflorescence. Bergenia plants are great for borders as well as rock gardens.

Cobbler Flower

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Key References
  • [1]“Anatomy of Vegetative Parts of Bergenia ciliata (Haw.) Sternb. (Saxifragaceae): A Potential Medicinal Herb”. Accessed October 27, 2021. Link.


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