|US Patent #||PP25789|
|EU Grant #||EU42926|
|Hardiness Zone||4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9|
|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||14" / 30" / 17"|
|Finish Time||Medium (6-8 Weeks)|
|Bloom Time||April, May|
|Most Active Growing Season||Spring|
|Leaf Color||Green, White|
|Soil||Prefers organic soils, must be well drained but moist.|
|pH||5.5 - 6.8|
|Exposure||Part Shade, Full Shade|
|Special Uses||Award Winners, Deer Resistant|
|Nutritional Needs||50 ppm|
|Water (Greenhouse)||Dry moderately between waterings.|
|Water (Garden)||Moderate, prefers even moisture.|
|How Different?||Compared to 'Jack Frost', 'Alexander's Great' has much larger leaves and a bigger plant size. It fills a container much faster.|
|Landscape Value||A wonderful shade accent plant. Use in containers, as a mass planting, or a border.|
|Finish Time to 4"||6 weeks|
|Comments||Won the "Too Good to Wait Performer" award at Colorado State University trials 2015. "Top Performer" for 2016 season. 2016 Top Performer Perennial of the Colorado State University.|
|Grower Notes||Recommend growing under 35% shade cloth during summer months.|
Brunnera ‘Alexander’s Great’
After viewing the photo from Belarus of Alexander holding his arms around this big Brunnera, we were sold! These gigantic plants have heavily silvered leaves and make a dramatic statement in the landscape or use as a dynamic specimen in a container. Lovely spiraled leaf-bases. This is not a hybrid of Brunnera 'Jack Frost'.
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