Brunnera macrophylla description:
Lovely, bright blue flowers in the spring.
Good for the front of a shady border or in a wooded area, or on a north facing wall.
A pollinator friendly plant including bees.
This is a butterfly friendly plant.
How easy is it to grow:
This is excellent for the front of a shady border, in a wooded area, on a north facing wall, in a wildlife area, or rough area and is reliable in most soils, including heavy or clay soils.
Buy mail order perennials with confidence because this is a very easy plant.
Common names: Siberian Bugloss and the Great Forget-Me-Not.
Also known as: Anchusa myosotidiflora (or myosotidifolia).
The best position in the garden:
Semi shade or shade.
Is it useful as a ground cover plant?
Yes, is good at filling a space in a shady border.
What type of soil:
Well drained soil, also tolerates acidic soil, or chalky soil. Okay in clay.
How much moisture:
Hardiness and, or, lifespan:
Care and maintenance:
When newly planted always keep it watered until the roots have grown down and it is able to find its own moisture.
Size of plant:
Height 35 cm.
Spread 50 cm.
Planting density – to calculate how many plants are required in a planting scheme:
Allow 4 plants per square metre.
Perennials and herbaceous plants through the post.