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Brunnera 'Alexander's Great' Brunnera 'Alexander's Great'

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Brunnera 'Alexander's Great'

Quick Overview

  • Very Large Leaves,
  • Spring Color,
  • Stunning Foliage,
Common Name:Brunnera
Plant Type:Perennial
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 What is my zone?
Height:1 - 2 Feet
Spread:1 - 2 Feet
Exposure:Full Shade (0-4 hrs.)
Full Sun (+6 hrs.)
Part Shade (4-6 hrs.)
Nature Attractions:Bee-Friendly
Critter Resistance:Deer
Flower Color:Blue Shades

Availability: In stock

Product Name Price Qty
Brunnera 'Alexander's Great' - 5" Pot
(Ships in Spring)
  • Buy 3 for $16.14 each and save 5%
  • Buy 6 for $15.29 each and save 10%
  • Buy 12 for $14.44 each and save 15%


(Brunnera) 'Alexander's Great' Brunnera is a true show-stopper for any shade garden. The beautiful heart shaped leaves are heavily silvered with dark green veins showing through. Dainty, blue, Forget-Me-Not-Like flowers dance over the distinct foliage in early spring. The sheer size of 'Alexander's Great' is most intriguing, standing 17 inches tall and 30 inches wide, this plant surely stands up to its name. Compared to ever popular 'Jack Frost', 'Alexander's Great' has much larger leaves and creates a much larger plant. 'Alexander's Great' Brunnera prefers well-drained, moist soils in a part shade to full shade location. Provide afternoon shade as the leaves tend to scorch in the hot mid-day sun. An excellent woodland garden specimen, you can also enjoy this variety in your shade borders, as a ground cover, or in containers. It is also a deer resistant choice!
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Brunnera 'Alexander's Great' PPAF

Common Name Brunnera
USDA Hardiness Zone 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Plant Type Perennial
Sun Exposure Full Shade (0-4 hrs.), Full Sun (+6 hrs.), Part Shade (4-6 hrs.)
Soil Moisture Needs Moderate, Moist
Nature Attractions Bee-Friendly
Critter Resistance Deer
Flower Color Blue Shades
Attributes Cut Flower or Foliage, Deciduous
Design Use Border, Container, Ground Cover, Specimen
Season of Interest (Flowering) Early Spring
Season of Interest (Foliage) Fall, Spring, Summer

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