Special Hours

The U.S. Botanic Garden Conservatory will close at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, December 6, due to an official government function. The Conservatory will return to normal hours December 7.

Pigsqueak plant

Bergenia cordifolia
Plant Botanical Name: 
Bergenia cordifolia
USBG Plant Location: 
Bartholdi Park
Sunlight: 
Sun to light shade
Plant Soil Type: 
Moist, well-drained soil with high organic content
Plant Moisture Requirements: 
Moderate

A wonderful landscape plant for a walkway, border or as edging. There are many hybrids with varying colored flowers and all with glossy, green foliage that make a nice mass planting or ground cover.