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Brunnera macrophylla

Also called Heartleaf Alkanet


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Brunnera macrophylla - Siberian Bugloss

More About Brunnera macrophylla

  • AKA Anchusa myosotidiflora
  • Resembles the blue flowers of forget-me-nots
  • Flowers appear before or amongst the emerging foliage
  • Large, mid-green, hairy, heart-shaped leaves, up to 20 cm wide
  • Bloom Time: Early spring

Zone:

3

Height:

30-45 cm

Spread:

30-45 cm

Colour:

Blue
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Siberian Bugloss Growing and Maintenance Tips

Brunnera needs to be grown away from direct sunlight under deciduous trees. Grows best in a fertile, humus-rich, moist, but well-drained soil. Best grown in temperate climates with cooler summers.


Brunnera macrophylla Characteristics

Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Full Shade
Full Shade
Rabbit Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Ground cover
Ground cover
Bog or water garden
Bog or water garden
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Early Spring

Habit

Clumping
Mounding

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Border/edging
Woodland/woods edge