Brunnera macrophylla has always been a trendy shade plant. It is the prettiest plant. It has glossy green leaves and showy flowers.
What are the common names for the Brunnera plant?
Siberian buglos, Heartleaf, large leaf brunnera and Jack Frost are common names for the Brunnera plant. Brunnera macrophylla is the scientific name.
Classification of Brunnera plant
|Family||Boraginaceae, Borage family|
|Genus||Brunnera C. Steven|
|Bloom Time||April to May, Spring|
|Plant type||Herbaceous perennial, slow-spreading, clump-forming perennial.|
|Flower color||Small bright blue flowers|
|Shape||Elliptical, ovate or heart shape basal|
|Sun||Partial Sun, Shade|
|Drainage||Moist but Well-Drained|
|Texture||High organic matter|
|pH||Acid, Alkaline, Neutral|
|Type||Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand|
How to care for Brunnera?
It prefers cool summers but does not grow well in humid summer and hot conditions.
The new Large Leaf Brunnera plant likes to be watered well. It needs medium water.
The growing temperature for this plant is 65° degrees Fahrenheit (18° C), and it performs well in holding temperatures between 50° to 60° degrees Fahrenheit.
Brunnera plants prefer rich soil but do not require supplemental feeding, as long as the soil is not too poor or dry.
Brunnera macrophylla grows well in medium moist soil, well-drained and placed in shady areas. Keep a consistently moist & rich soil. This plant does not tolerate dry soils, but it can tolerate moderately dry soil.
Brunnera plant growth:
The height of Brunnera plant is 30 to 60 cm and the width 60 to 90 cm.
During the growing season, cut old and damaged leaves. In the spring, cut old foliage so that new leaves are produced.
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