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Grow it: 'Solar Flare' Bergenia

'Solar Flare' bergenia
(Bergenia 'Solar Flare')

Up to 40 centimetres tall and wide.
Cultivation Easily grown in full sun to part shade and average-to-moist, well-drained soil.

The 'Solar Flare' bergenia has vivid, leathery leaves—variegated yellow with green markings and reddish pink undersides—whose colour ratchets up during cooler weather in fall and spring. While each new flush of growth is variegated, by midsummer it matures to shades of green, then reverts to bright coloration in the fall. Short spikes of pink flowers appear in late spring. Tolerates heat, cold and humidity.

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Photo courtesy of Terra Nova Nurseries

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