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Alexander's Great Brunnera

SKU: AM015040
per Plant - 3" Pot
No longer available this season.
Make a huge impact on your shady garden with ‘Alexander’s Great’ brunnera. The exceptionally large heart-shaped leaves of this selection make it stand out amongst other silver leaved brunneras, without sacrificing any of the characteristically delicate blue flowers in early spring. Deer resistant. Drought tolerant. (Brunnera macrophylla)
key features
Botanical Name
Brunnera macrophylla Alexander's Great PP#25789
Growing Zones
Zone 3, Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8
Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Groundcover, Easy To Grow, Naturalizes, Container Planting
Light Requirements
Half Sun / Half Shade, Full Shade
Mature Height
12-18" tall
Bloom Time
Early to late spring


12-18” tall x 24-30” wide. Proving that bigger IS sometimes better, ‘Alexander’s Great’ is a selection of silver-leaved brunnera that will create a dramatic flourish in your shady garden. Introduced to the trade fairly recently, it has gained much attention for its huge clumps of deeply veined, silver heart-shaped leaves that thrive in part-sun or shady gardens. ‘Alexander’s Great’ prefers moist soil but like most brunneras, tolerates drought conditions well. It is a terrific choice for those with deer issues and makes a great perennial for remote garden beds. Consider siting ‘Alexander’s Great’ in stand-alone containers on shady decks or patios, as its clump forming habit, large size and low maintenance needs will have it looking good all season. Or pair the delicate blue blossoms with early spring daffodils to shout out the great news that spring has arrived!