|US Patent #||PP25789|
|EU Grant #||EU42926|
|Bloom Time||April, May|
|Foliage Color||Green, White|
|Exposure||Part Shade, Full Shade|
|Hardiness Zone||4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9|
|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.|
|Most Active Growing Season||Spring|
|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||14" / 30" / 17"|
|Soil (Garden)||Prefers organic soils, must be well drained but moist.|
|Water (Garden)||Moderate, prefers even moisture.|
|Special Uses||Award Winners, Deer Resistant|
|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.|
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'.
USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 4-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 14″ / 30″ / 17″
Exposure: Part Shade, Full Shade
Bloom Time(s): April, May
|Water (Greenhouse)||Dry moderately between waterings.|
|EC||0.5 – 0.7|
|pH||5.5 – 6.8|
|Fertility Needs||50 ppm|
|Notes||Recommend growing under 35% shade cloth during summer months.|
|Finish Time to 4″||5 – 6 weeks|
|Finish Time to Gallon||8 – 10 weeks|
|Day Length for Flowering||Long Day|
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