Siberian Bugloss (Brunnera macrophylla 'Dawson's White')

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial Shade to Full Shade
Full Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 15 - 18 inches
Plant Spread: 15 - 18 inches
Leaves: Variegated
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Blue
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Groundcover
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots


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Posted by SunnyBorders (Aurora, Ontario - Zone 5b) on Apr 21, 2013 7:02 PM

Adds a lot to perennial beds.

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Posted by Marilyn (Kentucky - Zone 6a) on Aug 30, 2014 2:21 AM

Grow Brunnera Dawson's White in constantly moist soil in shady areas. Protect from strong and/or dry winds. Good woodland plant. The white edges on the leaves will scorch in the sun. Leaves are heart-shaped. Needs well-drained soil. Stunning plant.

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