Brunera 'Alexanders Great'

A classic plant to mix up with your hellebores, pulmonarias and Solomon Seal in a shady spring bed. More
1 x 9cm plant 511032-1 £7.95 Delivery late February
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3 x 9cm plants 511032-3 £22.95 Delivery late February
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A classic plant to mix up with your hellebores, pulmonarias and Solomon Seal in a shady spring bed. This plant has large, heart-shaped leaves with dappled silvery variegation and forget-me-not blue flowers, which if seared in boiling water for 20 seconds make good cut flowers. Also excellent for ground cover.

Genus Brunnera macrophylla
Variety Alexanders Great
Type Perennial
Common Name Siberian bugloss
Border Position Middle, Front
Soil Type Fertile, Clay, Neutral
Scent Unscented
Site Part Shade, Shade
Moisture Well-drained, Moist but Well-drained
Height 25-35cm (10-14in)
Spacing 30cm (12in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Plant out in spring or autumn into moist but well drained soil in partial shade ( sun may scorch leaves)
Care Tips Deadhead after flowering and remove any tatty leaves in early spring.
Flowering March - May
Vase Life Sear the stems in boiling water for 20 seconds if using in arrangements.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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