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The Purple Bergenia (Bergenia purpurascens) is a flowering rhizomatous evergreen perennial plant in the Saxifragaceae family. It is also known as Elephant-Eared Saxifrage, Elephant’s Ears, and Pigsqueak.

It is native to Central Asia, from Afghanistan to China.

The Purple Bergenia grows to 30-40 centimetres (12-16 inches) tall.

Its leathery, oval-shaped leaves are 6-35 centimetres (4-15 inches) long. The stems are red to pinkish-red. It has purple clump-forming flowers. 

It blooms in spring.

Photographed in the Botanical Garden, Paris, April 2021.



Photographer: Martina Nicolls

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