Bergenia purpurascens 'Irish Crimson' syn. 'Helen Dillon'


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Excellent Irish selection formerly called 'Helen Dillon' but determined to be properly 'Irish Crimson' One of the most requested plants in our garden and forever associated with the amazing gardener Helen Dillon. Small upright leaves brilliantly colored in winter with vivid pink flowers. Very few from division. Best color in full sun.


Plant Type

  • Perennial / Bulb

Mature Size


Hardiness Zones

  • Zone 6a (-10 °F)
  • Zone 6b (-5 °F)
  • Zone 7a (0 °F)
  • Zone 7b (5 °F)
  • Zone 8a (10 °F)
  • Zone 8b (15 °F)
  • Zone 9a (20 °F)
  • Zone 9b (25 °F)

Sun Exposure

  • Part Shade - Part Sun
  • Full Sun

Water Needs

  • Moderate
  • Dry
  • Moist

Bloom Time

  • Spring
  • Summer