Brunnera Alexander's Great

 

Siberian bugloss, deciduous mound-forming, rhizomatous perennial, bearing large, heart-shaped, silvery leaves with dark green veins and pale green margins. Airy panicles of small, lightly fragrant, light blue flowers bloom in spring. Will reach a height of 0.4m and a spread of 0.7m after 2-5 years.

 

Grow in moderately fertile, humus-rich, moist but well-drained soil in a cool site in full or partial shade.

 

General Herbaceous & Perennial Planting and care

  • Water the pot thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base. Adding some planting compost.
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot.
  • Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in, water the area thoroughly.
  • Water regular until established.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.