Brunnera macrophylla 'Queen of Hearts'
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- Improved selection with more leaves & more variegation
- Exquisite light blue flowers open throughout spring
- Large leaves brighten up even a heavily shaded bed
Mounds of silvery-green, heart-shaped foliage look stunning in the shade garden. Leaves have a narrow band of dark green veining with a silver overlay. In the spring, blue forget-me-not-like flowers adorn the plant. This is an easy-going and beautiful choice to brighten up the landscape.
Uses: Borders, Containers, Edging, Ground Cover, Landscapes, Mass Planting, Naturalizing, Rock Gardens, Specimen, Woodland Gardens
Nature Attraction: Bees
Critter Resistance: Deer
Notable Features: Cut Flower, Hairy Leaves, Tolerates Clay or Sandy Soils, Tolerates Dry Shade
Growth Habit: Mounding, Spreading
Homeowner Growing Tips: An easy-care plant. Prefers shade & rich, moist soil. Some morning sun is fine in northern climates if the soil does not dry out. To protect the crown of the plant over winter, apply a mulch, and wait until the spring to cut back the leaves.
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