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Perennial Forget-Me-Not

Brunnera macrophylla

Also known as

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

Full Shade
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

7a

USDA zone

-18°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

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A close up of some blue Brunnera macrophylla flowers
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Perennial Forget-Me-Not Overview

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.

Common problems with Perennial Forget-Me-Not

Generally pest and disease free.

    How to propagate Perennial Forget-Me-Not

    Cuttings

    Take root cuttings in winter.

    Division

    Divide in early spring.

    Seed

    Seed in autumn.

    Special features of Perennial Forget-Me-Not

    Ground cover

    Attractive flowers

    Attracts useful insects

    Other uses of Perennial Forget-Me-Not

    Ground cover, border, naturaliser, under shrubs.

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