Brunnera macrophylla 'Alexander's Great'

A classic plant to mix up with your hellebores, pulmonarias and Solomon Seal in a shady spring bed. More
1 x 9cm plant, for autumn planting 200599-1 £8.50
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More Details

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
Group/Species B. macrophylla
Variety Alexanders Great
Type Perennial
Common Name Siberian bugloss
Border Position Front, Middle
Soil Type Clay, Fertile, Neutral
Scent Unscented
Site Part Shade, Shade
Moisture Moist but Well-drained, Well-drained
Height 35cm (14in)
Spacing 50cm (20in)
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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Delivery

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Brunnera macrophylla 'Alexander's Great' reviews

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Reviewed 20th September 2018 by Eveline

Prompt service,well packaged and good plants

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Reviewed 19th September 2018 by Sandra

Brunnera 'Alexanders Great - never grew

Reply from the Sarah Raven Team:

"Thank you for leaving your review. We are very sorry to hear of your disappointment with your Brunnera and have arranged for a replacement to be sent out when available in late October."

Posted 7th November 2018