Brunnera macrophylla 'Alexander's Great'


Photo courtesy of Growing Colors

  • A giant version of the 'Jack Frost' variety
  • Silver leaves with green margins
  • Blooms in the spring
  • 'Forget-me-not type' light blue flowers
Border or Bed
Border or Bed
Great Foliage
Great Foliage
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Mass Planting
Mass Planting
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Full Shade
Full Shade
Partial Sun
Partial Sun

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Prefers consistently moist soil.  Foliage will die if soil becomes too dry.

Height: 10-14 in
Spacing: 20-24 in
Price Level 1: $13.99 ea.~#1
Bloom Color: Blue
Zone: 3-8
Price Level 2: 4 for $50~#1

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


  • Mass Planting
  • Great Foliage
  • Border or Bed
  • Low Maintenance
  • Naturalizing

Critter Resistance:

  • Deer Resistant


  • Partial Sun
  • Full Shade


  • Creeping/Ground Cover

Foliage Color:

  • Silver
  • Green

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Spring

Soil Moisture:

  • Moist, Well-Drained
  • Wet Soil/Wetlands