Brunnera macrophylla Alexander's Great

Siberian Bugloss, False Forget Me Not

$15.95 ea. (3+ discount) $15.50 ea.

In stock for Spring 2018

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Plant Code: BRAG

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Robust, Dynamic, Brawny, Strapping-all perfectly describe this “king-sized” Brunnera specimen. Large, heavily silvered, heart-shaped leaves can reach 12” x 10”. Artfully designed veining with some green margins showing. A mist of sky blue flowers hover in sprays above the wide clump. May self seed, but seedlings with plain green leaves can easily be weeded out.

Slightly moist, well-drained soil is best. Absolutely stunning! No perennial garden should be without Brunnera.

Details

Type: Perennials
Height: Short 14"
Spacing: Plant 30" apart
Bloom Time: Early Spring to Late Spring
Sun-Shade: Mostly Sunny to Mostly Shady
Zones: 4-8   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Clay, Sandy
Flower: Blue
Accent: Blue
Patent: Pending
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

  • Dry Shade Tolerant
  • Edgers
  • OK in Containers
  • Shade Tolerant
  • Wet Site Tolerant

Brunnera General Information

Brunnera are ideal for a woodland setting, a semi-shaded border or along a pond edge. New cultivars add wonderful choices to this versatile garden performer. Lovely naturalizing carefree habit. Tolerates moist, well-drained soil in partial shade.

Brunnera Plant Care

Clean up in spring - declining leaves act as mulch for winter protection. Low maintenance otherwise. Division not needed for 6-10 years or longer unless clumps die out in the center. Volunteer seedlings can be removed from base of parent and transplanted.