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Brunnera macrophylla (Siberian bugloss)

Brunnera macrophylla Photo/Illustration: Jennifer Benner

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Hardiness Zones: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Botanical Name: Brunnera macrophylla BRUN-er-ah mak-roe-FIL-lah Common Name: Siberian bugloss Synonyms: Anchusa myosotidiflora Genus: Brunnera
This woodland plant is valued for its flowers and groundcovering leaves. Terminal clusters of delicate blue flowers appear in spring. 
Noteworthy characteristics: Forget-me-not, bright blue flowers dance above nicely shaped, rough deep-green foliage.
Care: Prefers moderately fertile, and moist, well-drained soil.
Propagation: Sow seeds in container in spring; divide in winter.
Problems: Slugs.
Height 1 ft. to 3 ft.
Spread 1 ft. to 3 ft.
Growth Habit Clumps
Growth Pace Moderate Grower
Light Part Shade to Full Shade
Moisture Medium Moisture
Maintenance Moderate
Characteristics Showy Flowers
Bloom Time Late Spring; Spring
Flower Color Blue Flower
Uses Beds and Borders, Ground Covers, Naturalizing
Style Cottage Garden, Woodland Garden
Seasonal Interest Spring Interest
Type Perennials

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