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'Queen of Hearts' Heartleaf Brunnera Brunnera macrophylla

Exposure
  • Part Shade to Shade

The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).

Flower Season
  • Spring
  • Summer
Mature Size
18" 36"
Height
16 - 18"
Spread
28 - 36"
  • Details

    Features

    Heart-shaped leaves have a silver overlay and a narrow band of dark green veining. Baby blue, forget-me-not type blossoms.

    Attracts: 
    Bees
    Resists: 
    Deer

    Characteristics

    Plant Type: 
    Perennial
    Height Category: 
    Short
    Garden Height: 
    16 - 18 Inches
    Spacing: 
    28 - 36 Inches
    Spread: 
    28 - 36 Inches
    Flower Colors: 
    Blue
    Flower Shade: 
    baby blue
    Foliage Colors: 
    Green
    Foliage Shade: 
    Dark Green
    Habit: 
    Mounded
    Container Role: 
    Spiller

    Plant Needs

    Light Requirement: 
    Part Shade to Shade
    Maintenance Category: 
    Easy
    Bloom Time: 
    Mid Spring
    Bloom Time: 
    Late Spring
    Hardiness Zones: 
    3a, 3b, 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b
    Water Category: 
    Average
    Soil Fertility Requirement: 
    Average Soil
    Soil Fertility Requirement: 
    Fertile Soil
    Soil PH Category: 
    Alkaline Soil
    Soil PH Category: 
    Neutral Soil
    Uses: 
    Border Plant
    Uses: 
    Container
    Uses: 
    Cut Flower
    Uses: 
    Mass Planting
    Uses: 
    Specimen or Focal Point
    Maintenance Notes: 

    Best in full shade and consistent, moist soils. In the north, morning sun is tolerated. Use mulch in winter.

    'Queen of Hearts' Brunnera macrophylla USPPAF, Can PBRAF
  • 1 Review

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    • Great shade plant and deer/rabbit resistant

      Sarah Strandemo
      , Minnesota
      , United States
      , 26 weeks ago
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