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Siberian bugloss

Brunnera macrophylla

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This woodland plant is valued for its flowers and groundcovering leaves. Terminal clusters of delicate blue flowers appear in spring. 

Noteworthy CharacteristicsForget-me-not, bright blue flowers dance above nicely shaped, rough deep-green foliage.

CarePrefers moderately fertile, and moist, well-drained soil.

PropagationSow seeds in container in spring; divide in winter.


  • Genus : Brunnera
  • Plant Height : 1 to 3 feet
  • Plant Width : 1 to 3 feet
  • Zones : 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
  • Uses : Ground Covers
  • Bloom Time : Late Spring, Spring
  • Moisture : Medium Moisture
  • Growth Rate : Moderate
  • Maintenance : Moderate
  • Light : Partial Shade to Full Shade
  • Plant Type : Perennials
  • Plant Seasonal Interest : Spring Interest
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