Note: This plant can only bought in set of plants.
Brunnera Macrophylla is a deciduous herbaceous perennial with tiny blue flowers very similar to forget-me-nots. It’s a good front-of-the-border filler and efficiently softens a container edge.
Brunnera Macrophylla is native to Eastern Europe and North-West Asia where it thrives in woodlands and moist soil. It’s a plant of many names including Anchusa Myosotidifolia, Siberian Bugloss, and Greater Forget-Me-Not. The main difference between Siberian Bugloss and forget-me-not is its large, green heart-shaped leaves held up on long delicate stalks. Its tiny, deep blue flowers are attractive to pollinators and even though they’re small, the combined sprays create a low-maintenance blue carpet during the summer months.
This is perfect for the front of the border or along a pathway where it spills and spreads softening edges and feeding bees for months on end.
Height And Spread of Brunnera Macrophylla Siberian Bugloss is a low-growing perennial that’ll reach half a metre in height and spread over 2-5 years.
How Hardy Is Brunnera Macrophylla Hardy across the UK, Siberian Bugloss likes shade and moist conditions. It will struggle in dry, chalky soil.
How To Use Brunnera Macrophylla Siberian Bugloss is a versatile perennial. It grows in difficult spaces including slopes and banks and likes shade so it will grow in places that sun-loving plants can’t tolerate such as underplanting roses or tall annuals. If you have a space in your mixed border Siberian Bugloss will fill it without fuss. It’s very low maintenance and will get on with growing to protect exposed soil from cats and the elements. Great in cottage-style gardens and for softening well-watered containers on a shady balcony or patio Siberian Bugloss is a pretty blue pollinator magnet that fills a gap and blooms all summer.
How To Care for Brunnera Macrophylla Siberian Bugloss is easy to grow and needs very little maintenance. It prefers a shady to partially shady area because full sun burns its foliage. A north or west-facing spot is best in moderately fertile soil. No pruning is required. This perennial dies down over winter and grows back bigger and better the following year. Be sure to water it well after planting, and in very hot spells Bugloss appreciates a can of water around its roots.