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Siberian Bugloss 'Betty Bowring'

Brunnera macrophylla 'Betty Bowring'

Also known as

Siberian Bugloss, Perennial Forget-Me-Not

Full Sun
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H7-H5

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

50cm

10cm

Min

10cm

2 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

Siberian Bugloss 'Betty Bowring' Overview

Brunnera macrophylla 'Betty Bowring' is a deciduous perennial cultivar bred from the classic perennial forget me not plant, Brunnera macrophylla. It typically grows to between 30-40cm tall, producing delicate sprays of small, white, forget me not-like flowers. These appear in spring over the rough-textured foliage. This cultivar has a bushy habit, leaves are green in colour and heart-shaped. Does best in full sunshine to partial shade.

Common problems with Siberian Bugloss 'Betty Bowring'

Generally pest & disease free.

    How to harvest Siberian Bugloss 'Betty Bowring'

    Generally not harvested.

    How to propagate Siberian Bugloss 'Betty Bowring'

    Division

    Divide in early spring or autumn.

    Cuttings

    Root cuttings.

    Special features of Siberian Bugloss 'Betty Bowring'

    Attractive leaves

    Attractive flowers

    Attracts useful insects

    Other uses of Siberian Bugloss 'Betty Bowring'

    A beautiful foliage plant that can be used as groundcover on banks and slopes and in flower borders & beds under roses and shrubs.

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