Wayside Signature Series
Sea Heart Siberian Bugloss

Sea Heart Siberian Bugloss

Brunnera macrophylla 'Sea Heart' PPAF


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Wayside Gardens Signature Product
Plant Patent Applied For.

Far and away the most colorful Brunnera yet, 'Sea Heart' is a changing delight in the partly to fully shaded border or container. Its blooms open white and blue, gradually maturing to lavender-purple. When in full flower, all 3 colors are present at once, creating a seldom-seen flush of bright color for the shade!

This Heartleaf Brunnera begins spring with fresh leaves of olive green overlaid with a bright silvery tracery, intricate and very beautiful. Many-layered and dense, this little perennial has a much larger impact than you would expect from its size, thanks to the detailing on every leaf.

By mid-spring, the flowers are opening all over 'Sea Heart', facing straight up on slender stems carried above the foliage. They complement the silvery-green leaves perfectly, and keep arising through late spring. Expect them to begin earlier than other Brunnera varieties, and to last just as long -- giving you another week or two of beauty in the shade!

Unlike many older varieties, the variegation on the foliage remains true even through summer's heat. The lovely venation pattern persists into fall, adding another season of beauty to 'Sea Heart'.

This perennial reaches just 6 to 12 inches high and spreads 1 to 2 feet wide. It's lovely in the front of the shade border, along pathways, and in containers, where its delicate, intricate variegation can be enjoyed up close. Very tolerant of summer heat and humidity, it requires little maintenance beyond enriched, well-drained, moist soil. Highly recommended. Zones 4-8.

Brunnera Macrophylla
Perennial Forget-Me-Not

Planting:

Set plants 12 to 18 inches apart. Choose a location in partial shade, although full sun will be tolerated in cooler northern zones. In warmer southern zones, plants perform well even in dense shade. The soil should be deep and moisture-retentive, but well-drained.


Maintenance:

Water plants during periods of drought. Plants may be divided, for rejuvenation, every 2 or 3 years.


Zones:

Zones 3-8

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Tips for gardening in particularly hot, dry climates:


1. Water with a drip system whenever possible – soak the bed slowly and thoroughly to a depth of 10" to 12".

2. Watering deeply every 3 to 5 days is preferable to a shallow daily watering.

3. Water in the early morning, so foliage has time to dry.

4. Add a 2- to 3-inch layer of mulch or similar material to aid in water retention and help keep the roots cool during hot weather.