Perennial Forget-Me-Not

Brunnera macrophylla

Siberian Bugloss, Great Forget-Me-Not, Brunnera, False Forget-Me-Not, Largeleaf Brunnera

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Brunnera macrophylla is a rhizomatous herbaceous perennial which is also commonly called Perennial forget-me-not or Siberian bugloss. It produces large, oval to heart-shaped leaves and small, delicate, blue flowers. Tends to form clumps, growing to around 45cm wide, they are very robust plants, well suited to wildflower style plantings. They can adapt to most surroundings, growing best in moist soil, in a full to partially shaded location.
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Planning

Difficulty

Moderate

Flowering time

Spring

Propagation

Cuttings

Take root cuttings in winter.

Division

Divide in early spring.

Special features

Ground cover

Attractive flowers

Attracts useful insects

Environment

Light

Full Shade, Partial Shade, Partial Sun

Soil moisture

Moist

Soil type

Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand

Soil PH preference

Acid, Neutral, Very alkaline

Frost hardiness

Hardy

Personality

Family

Boraginaceae

Flower colour

Blue

Scent

None

Problems

Generally pest and disease free.
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