Alexander's Great Bugloss: Brunnera Mac.'Alexanders Great - 1GAL Pot CM Tall
Brunnera macrophylla 'Alexander's Great' displays large, heart-shaped leaves with silver markings and clusters of blue flowers in spring.
Caring for Brunnera macrophylla, also known as Siberian Bugloss or False Forget-Me-Not, involves providing it with the right growing conditions and regular maintenance. This perennial plant thrives in partial shade to full shade and prefers moist, well-drained soil. Plant it in a location that receives filtered or dappled sunlight, as direct sun can scorch its leaves. Water the plant regularly, keeping the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged. Mulching around the base of the plant helps retain moisture and suppress weeds. Deadhead spent flowers to promote continuous blooming and remove any yellow or damaged leaves. Brunnera macrophylla is generally resistant to pests and diseases but monitor for any signs of trouble. With proper care, your Brunnera macrophylla will produce clusters of delicate, blue flowers and showcase its attractive heart-shaped leaves, adding beauty and charm to shady areas in your garden.