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Brunnera macrophylla 'Alexander's Great'

#PP25789, COPF

Also called Heartleaf Alkanet


Brunnera macrophylla 'Alexander's Great' - Siberian Bugloss - Photo courtesy of Terra Nova® Nurseries, Inc.

More About Brunnera macrophylla 'Alexander's Great' (PP25789, COPF)

  • Deep blue flowers resemble those of forget-me-nots
  • Blooms before or amongst the emerging foliage
  • Large, heart-shaped, silver leaves are accented by green veining
  • Makes a dramatic statement in the landscape
  • Bloom Time: Early spring

Zone:

4

Height:

30-45 cm

Spread:

30-45 cm

Colour:

Blue (light),Blue (deep)
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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. Easy to grow perennial. 


Brunnera macrophylla 'Alexander's Great' (PP25789, COPF) 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
Bog or water garden
Bog or water garden
Rock garden
Rock garden
Ground cover
Ground cover

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Early Spring

Habit

Clumping
Mounding

Foliage Color

Silver
Green

Landscape uses

Woodland/woods edge
Specimen
Border/edging

 Suitable Substitutions for Brunnera macrophylla 'Alexander's Great'