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Siberian Bugloss 'Alexanders Great'

Brunnera macrophylla 'Alexanders Great'

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Also known as

Perennial Forget-Me-Not

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Full Shade
Easy care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy


RHS hardiness


Minimum temperature

Expected size








2 years to reach maturity


  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

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Siberian Bugloss 'Alexanders Great' Overview

Brunnera macrophylla 'Alexanders Great' is a clumping plant with attractive, heart-shaped, silver foliage with green venation and green edging. Flowers resemble those of forget-me-nots, they are produced in airy sprays in the spring and are blue in colour. This cultivar is protected under intellectual property laws by Plant Breeders' Rights. These provide the breeder of new plants exclusive control over the plant material for a set amount of time.

Common problems with Siberian Bugloss 'Alexanders Great'

Generally pest and disease free.

    How to harvest Siberian Bugloss 'Alexanders Great'

    Foliage and flowers can be cut for floral arrangements as required.

    How to propagate Siberian Bugloss 'Alexanders Great'


    Divide crowded clumps in early spring.


    Root cuttings are best taken in winter and kept in cold frames until ready to be planted out later in the year.

    Special features of Siberian Bugloss 'Alexanders Great'

    Attractive flowers

    Attractive leaves

    Other uses of Siberian Bugloss 'Alexanders Great'

    This plant suits being included in cottage garden designs, especially darker cool sites.