Evergreen, perennial herbs with fuchsia-coloured flowers in late winter and in spring. They feature large, usually glossy, round and leathery leaves.
Latin name: Bergenia ciliata
They grow in full sun and part shade, in moist but well-drained soils.
Plant in groups and in flowerpots.
Propagated by division.
Hairy, green leaves with a reddish undersurface. Pale-pink flowers in spring.