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Brunnera Alexander's Great

Brunnera Alexander's Great

This impressive foliage plant will brighten shaded spaces in the landscape or garden. Alexander's Great Brunnera features giant silver leaves edged in bright green with masses of silvery white veining. The foliage creates a lightening effect in even the darkest of sites—and it's perfect for shady borders, patio containers or along a sun-filtering tree line. It can also be used as a ground cover. Though it tolerates virtually any soil type, it should be planted in shaded, well-drained areas for best results. This is an easy-to-grow perennial that is deer resistant and requires little to no maintenance. A light mulch is recommended for winter protection in colder climates.
  • Hardiness Zones 4-9
  • Mature Height 14 - 17 inches
  • Bloom Time April - June
  • Light Requirements Full Shade, Half Sun / Half Shade

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Botanical Name: Brunnera 'Alexander's Great' PP25789

#88704

Availability: In Stock

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Product Details

  • Restricted States US:

    AE AK GU HI PR
  • Botanical Name :

    Brunnera 'Alexander's Great' PP25789
  • Ship As :

    Bare Root
  • Size :

    NO.1
  • Suggested Uses:

    Borders, Container Gardening, Ground Cover, Perennializing, Shade Garden
  • Flower Color :

    blue
  • Flower Form :

    Small 1/4", Forget-Me-Not like flowers in loose sprays
  • Foliage Type :

    Very large heartshape green leaves with silvery-white veins and green edge.
  • Mature Spread :

    18 - 24 inches
  • Spacing:

    18 - 24 inches

Growing Tips

  • Planting Instructions :

    Top of plant should be even with soil level and 18 - 24" apart
  • Soil Moisture :

    Well drained
  • Will Tolerate :

    Acidic Soil, Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil
  • Pruning Instructions :

    Remove spent leaves late in the season
  • Winter Care :

    Mulch +/- 2"
  • Planting Depth :

    Top of plant even with soil level.
  • Watering Requirements :

    Average water needs. Water regularly, do not overwater.
  • Fertilization Requirements :

    Once per year
  • Special Care :

    Not needed

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K. Van Bourgondien & Sons, Inc. times its shipments from Holland so that bulbs arrive at the proper planting time (depending on climatic conditions) for each area of North America.

We take advance reservations, and then just as soon as the crops are harvested, our staff of K. Van Bourgondien & Sons, Inc. experts makes an on-the-spot selection of the finest bulbs available to fill those reservations.

We will pack and ship your order based on the following schedules.



       Spring 2018 Shipping Schedule

  • Tropicals
    Zone Ship Date Last Order Date Last Ship Date
    3 April 30, 2018 June 4, 2018 June 8, 2018
    4 April 30, 2018 June 4, 2018 June 8, 2018
    5 April 30, 2018 June 4, 2018 June 8, 2018
    6 April 30, 2018 June 4, 2018 June 8, 2018
    7 April 2, 2018 June 4, 2018 June 8, 2018
    8 April 2, 2018 June 4, 2018 June 8, 2018
    9 April 2, 2018 June 4, 2018 June 8, 2018
    10 April 2, 2018 June 4, 2018 June 8, 2018

  • Bulbs and Bareroot
    Zone First Ship Date Last Order Date Last Ship Date
    3 May 7, 2018 June 4, 2018 June 8, 2018
    4 May 7, 2018 June 4, 2018 June 8, 2018
    5A April 2, 2018 June 4, 2018 June 8, 2018
    5B March 19, 2018 June 4, 2018 June 8, 2018
    6A March 12, 2018 June 4, 2018 June 8, 2018
    6 March 5, 2018 June 4, 2018 June 8, 2018
    7 February 26, 2018 June 4, 2018 June 8, 2018
    8 February 19, 2018 May 14, 2018 May 18, 2018
    9 February 12, 2018 May 14, 2018 May 18, 2018
    10 February 12, 2018 May 14, 2018 May 18, 2018


In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your orders via USPS or FedEx.

Shipping Note:

Orders for gift certificates will be shipped immediately.

Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship any plant items from late June through August. General merchandise will be shipped with your plant order.

The type of product you order or the weather in our area or yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule.

Large orders may be shipped in more than one package.

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Please note that we cannot ship outside of the 48 contiguous states.


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