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Brunnera 'Langtrees' has bright green leaves with silver-white markings.

B. 'Langtrees' flowers and foliage.

B. 'Variegata' growth habit.

B. 'Variegata' flowers, close up.

Brunnera, Siberian Bugloss
Brunnera macrophylla


Attractive heart-shaped, hairy leaves sport loose sprays of Forget-Me-Not flowers overhead. The variegated cultivar is especially striking.

Plant Type: perennial

Plant Form or Habit: rounded/mounded

Plant Use: Use in beds, borders, at the bottom of rock gardens.

Light Requirement: full sun full sun/part shade part or full shade

Flower Color:
light blue
Bloom Period:
late spring
early summer
Height: Minimum: 12 inches      Maximum: 14 inches

Width: Minimum: 12 inches     Maximum: 14 inches

Foliage Texture: medium

USDA Hardiness Zone: 4

Water Requirements: average

Additional Comments: Tolerates full sun in cooler climates and with adequate irrigation. Leaves of the variegated cultivar are more prone to sunburn and wind burn. Will reseed itself. Divide in spring.

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