Bergenias – most rewarding and dependable plants to grow for winter colour
One of the most rewarding and dependable plants to grow for winter colour are Bergenias. With some simple maintenance tips and some feeding they can be the most rewarding plants producing colourful flowers even in the hardest of winters.
Add lots of compost or garden manure when planting, feed once a year with Growmore fertiliser and some liquid tomato feed in the spring and summer to help encourage flower bud formation. The every two to three years remove all the dead leaves and any damaged stems plus some spent mushroom compost mulch around the bases and you are good to go.
Make sure they are planted in sight of a window from your property or front door, they are a cheerful sight on a cold wet winter or early spring day,