Alexandria Brunnera

Brunnera 'Alexandria'

SKU
44686
Silvery new foliage with deep green veins matures to huge, ghostly iridescent leaves on this stunning shade perennial. Emerging foliage provides a dramatic background for delicate blue flowers in spring. Brightens shady areas in borders or woodland settings and works well as a groundcover. An herbaceous perennial.
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Botanical PronunciationBROO-nair-uh
Average Size at MaturityReaches 14 in. tall, 30 in. wide.
Bloom TimeEarly Spring
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorBlue
Foliage ColorSilver-green
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth HabitSpreading
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Very Wet Areas, Woodland Garden, Accent, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFull shade, Partial shade
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Naturalizes Well, Shade Loving, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Tolerates Wet Soils
Water NeedsHigh
Watering NeedsWater regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.

Thrives in cool sites with humus-rich, moist, well-drained soils. Shelter from harsh sun exposures. Water deeply, regularly during the 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.

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This Plant's Growing Zones: 4 - 9

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