Beguiling Bergenias: 5 Varieties for Dry Shade

Bergenia - a fabulous deer-resistant, rabbit-resistant perennial for dry shade. Check out these five varieties via many gardeners find shade challenging enough, add in dry soil and deer, and the list of plants which will perform gets shorter and shorter. Yet Bergenia, an unassuming perennial with leathery evergreen leaves, does admirably under all of these conditions. Though you may have grown Bergenia in the past and been unimpressed by its tendency to sprawl, new varieties are smaller and form petite clumps which stay full and attractive year-round.

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