ICN PRO, Laura Hempel, Recommends False Forget-Me-Not

Pro Plant Recommendation

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False Forget-Me-Not (Brunnera macrophylla)

Morning sun and afternoon shade is just the right spot for this variegated foliage beauty. This plant enjoys moist soil but can also handle drought conditions. This bright blue May-June clump form bloomer acts as an excellent ground cover that is rabbit resistant. It partners well with hostas, coral bells, epimediums and bleeding hearts.

BloomsBlooms: May – June
ExposureExposure: Part shade to full shade
TypeType: Herbaceous Perennial

Drought tolerant, rabbit resistant, and Zone 3-8. Attractive foliage is a plus when not blooming.

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ICN PRO, Laura Hempel, Recommends False Forget-Me-Not
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