Brunnera macrophylla

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False Forget-Me-Not, Siberian Bugloss

USDA Hardiness Zone 3-7

Brunnera exhibits delicate sprays of tiny, true blue flowers in early spring over large heart shaped, roughly textured foliage. Leaves are generally 3-8" wide. They will reseed if properly situated.

Height

12-15 Inches

Spread

15-18 Inches

Color

Blue/Purple

Interesting Notes

A member of the borage family.

Bloom Time

May-June

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Cut back faded foliage mid-season to encourage new growth. Consistent moisture is preferred. Very dependable.

When to Divide

fall

Good Companions

Plantain Lily (Hosta ), Coral Bells (Heuchera ), Barrenwort (Epimedium versicolor), Pacific Bleeding Heart (Dicentra formosa), Spotted Dead Nettle (Groundcover- Lamium maculatum), Lady Fern (Athyrium filix-femina), Mini Hosta (Hosta ), Shooting Star (Dodecatheon meadia), Primrose (Primula vulgaris)

Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes & Uses
Cut Flowers
Containers
Ground Cover
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Exposure
Partial Shade
Shade
Foliage Color
Green
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Spring
Soil Moisture Preference
Organic
Moist
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