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Brunnera

Botanical Name
Brunnera macrophylla
Hardiness
Zones 3 to 8
Height
12 to 18 inches
Width
18 inches
Flowers
Early to late spring: blue
Light
Part to full shade
Soil
Moist, well-drained
Planting & Care
  • Southern gardeners will need to provide brunnera with plenty of shade and moist soil
  • Northern gardeners will find that this plant will tolerate morning sun when given afternoon shade
  • Deadhead to prevent reseeding
  • Cut back any ratty foliage to promote fresh new growth
  • Divide in spring as centers of clump decline
Problems
Slugs
Varieties
  • Looking Glass - silvery leaves
  • Jack Frost - silvery white leaves with green vein
  • Spring Yellow - yellow foliage
  • Silver Wings

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