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Brunnera in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Brunnera

 

Brunnera

These hardy, herbaceous perennials make excellent ground cover. They have attractive, coarse, heart-shaped leaves in spring with sprays of small blue or white flowers carried on wiry stems. They thrive in all but dense shade.

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plant Features
  • Brunnera likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Brunnera likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

  • Brunnera is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Brunnera likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

 
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plant information

Common name

Brunnera

Latin name

Brunnera

type

Herbaceous Perennials

family

Boraginaceae

ph

6.0 - 7.5 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Brunnera likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Frost

    Brunnera is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Soil

    Brunnera likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

  • Water

    Brunnera likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Brunnera is 0.60meters x 0.50meters 0.60 M 0.50 M

Brunnera

These hardy, herbaceous perennials make excellent ground cover. They have attractive, coarse, heart-shaped leaves in spring with sprays of small blue or white flowers carried on wiry stems. They thrive in all but dense shade.


Propagation

From Early Spring TO Late Autumn

Propagate by dividing in autumn or by sowing seed in a coldframe in early spring.

 
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