Bergenia cordifolia – Pigsqueak – ‘Miss Piggy’

Garden Height
16 - 18
Spacing
28 - 32
Spread
28 - 32
Habit
Upright
Container Role
Filler
Flower Size
Medium
Flower Colors
Pink
Light Level
Part Shade to Shade
Proven Winners
Jumpstart your garden after the snow melts! Bright pink flowers top thick, dark green, glossy leaves. A great foliage plant after it is finished blooming.

Features
Jumpstart your garden after the snow melts! Bright pink flowers top thick, dark green, glossy leaves. A great foliage plant after it is finished blooming.

Attracts: Bees, Butterflies

Resists: Deer, Rabbits

Salt Tolerant

Small / Miniature

Maintenance Notes
Grows best in part shade, but will grow in any sun exposure. Provide shade in the south. Plant in rich, moisture-retentive soil with good drainage. Cut back in spring as the foliage is semi-evergreen.

Maintenance Category Easy

Water Category Average

Bloom Time

Flower Form Border Plant, Container, Cut Flower, Edging Plant, Groundcover, Landscape

Soil Fertility Average Soil, Fertile Soil

Soil PH Category Acidic Soil, Alkaline Soil, Neutral Soil

pH B - pH 5.8 - 6.2

EC (2:1 Extraction Method) 0.6 - 0.9

Fertilization 150 - 200

Light Requirements Medium

Water Requirements Moderate to Moist

Rooting Out Temperature 65 - 72° Fahrenheit

Growing On Temperature 55 - 65° Fahrenheit

Holding Temperature 40 - 50° Fahrenheit

Planting and Timing Information

Early Spring through Fall Finish. Standard PPP.

Finishing Times [weeks]
4-5" and Quart Pot : 6-8
6" and Gallon Pot : 8-10
7-9" Pot : 8-10
10-12" and Two Gallon Pot :

Pinching and Growth Regulators

none needed

Pest and Disease Management

General pest and disease practices as listed in notes.

  • Proven Winners
  • Proven Winners