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Alexander's Great Brunnera

Brunnera macrophylla 'Alexander's Great' PP #25,789

Pronunciation: BROO-nair-uh mak-roh-FIL-uh
SKU #31869

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Description Heart-shaped silver leaves delicately veined with light green brightens any shady area. Sky-blue, forget-me-not flowers add extra color in the spring. Mass plant as a striking groundcover or spot into mixed beds. An herbaceous perennial.
Light Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade, Partial sun
Watering Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.
Blooms Spring
Mature Size Slowly reaches 14 to 18 in. tall; spreading 24 to 36 in. wide.
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Special Features Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care
Growth Rate Slow
Flower Attributes Showy Flowers
Patent Act Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Landscape Use Border, Container, Ground Cover, Accent, Edging
Flower Color Blue
Foliage Color Silver-blue
Companion Plants Coral Bells (Heuchera); Lungwort (Pulmonaria); Hosta (Hosta); Ligularia (Ligularia); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra)
Care Thrives in cool sites with humus-rich, moist, well-drained soils. Shelter from harsh sun exposures. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish root system; once established, water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil. For a tidy appearance, remove old, faded foliage before new leaves emerge in spring.Pruning time: will die back to the ground at end of growing season. for a tidy appearance the plant can be pruned back to the ground.

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