Schedule Change

On Friday, September 19, the U.S. Botanic Garden's outdoor National Garden will close early at 5 p.m. It will reopen for regularly scheduled hours on Saturday, September 20 at 10 a.m.

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.