Alexander's Great Brunnera

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

SKU
31869
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.
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Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade, Partial sun

Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.

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Botanical PronunciationBROO-nair-uh mak-roh-FIL-uh
Average Size at MaturitySlowly reaches 14 to 18 in. tall; spreading 24 to 36 in. wide.
Bloom TimeSpring
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorBlue
Foliage ColorSilver-blue
Garden StyleCottage
Growth HabitSpreading
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Erosion Control, Mass Planting, Very Wet Areas, Water Garden, Woodland Garden, Accent, Edging, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Full shade, Partial shade, Partial sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.
Companion PlantsCoral Bells (Heuchera); Lungwort (Pulmonaria); Hosta (Hosta); Ligularia (Ligularia); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra)

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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-8

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