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Bergenia 'Ripple Effect'


Bergenia 'Ripple Effect', known as pig squeak, has very large architectural leaves and white spring flowers.

'Ripple Effect' is a bold and unique deciduous Bergenia! This pig squeak has massive circular leaves up to 13 inches wide offering interesting texture with serrated edges and wavy margins with a robust habit forming clumps up to 28 inches high and 36 inches wide. White spring flowers emerge between the large leaves. Use as a focal point or as a ground cover or mix with other foliage types in the shady garden. Pollinator attractor. Deer and rabbit resistant.

Common Name: Pig Squeak

Family: Saxifragaceae (The Saxifrage Family)

Zone Hardiness: 5-9

Light: Part Shade, Part Sun, Full Shade

Height: 2-4'

Width: 2-3'

Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream

Secondary Bloom Colour: Yellow

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Spring

Soil Moisture: Average, Moist

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No

Berries: No

Benefits: Bees, Butterflies

Deer Resistant: Yes

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Damp rocky woodland and meadows.


Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan

Asia and the Pacific - North Central and Eastern Asia

Miscellaneous - Garden Origin

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