Brunnera macrophylla Bugloss



With silvery heart-shaped leaves sprays of blue, forget-me-not flowers in Spring, Brunnera macrophylla is a charming addition to shade and part shade gardens.

Also called "Bugloss", this ground cover spreads by rhizomes and forms a lush, shimmering carpet. Brunnera macrophylla thrives in moist, organic-rich soils. It is a forgiving perennial that is resistant to deer, rabbits, and most diseases. It can be deadheaded after blooming to prevent self-sowing.

Plant Brunnera macrophylla Bugloss in woodland gardens, borders, and alongside backyard ponds.


  • Common Names: Siberian Bugloss
  • Zones: 3-7
  • Light Requirements: Part Sun to Part Shade
  • Soil Preference: Moist, Well-Draining
  • Height at Maturity: 18 inches
  • Width at Maturity: 24 inches
  • Bloom Color: Blue
  • Bloom Time: Spring
  • Foliage Color: Green

Special Features

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  • Tolerates: Deer. Rabbits.
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Care and Growing Tips

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Shipping Info


All orders placed now will be held until late August/early September when our fall shipping season begins. We stop shipping plants every summer due to the high temperatures. We appreciate your patience!

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