Alexander's Great Brunnera
Brunnera macrophylla 'Alexander's Great' PP #25,789
Pronunciation: BROO-nair-uh mak-roh-FIL-uh
|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.|
|Mature Size||Slowly reaches 14 to 18 in. tall; spreading 24 to 36 in. wide.|
|Special Features||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care|
|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|
|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.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-8
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