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Description

Attractive, large heart shaped leaves are green veined, with silver overlay and dark green edges; clusters of tiny flowers open white and blue, maturing to lavender-purple; best in moist, rich, well drained soil. Sea Heart Bugloss features airy cymes of sky blue flowers with lavender overtones and white eyes at the ends of the stems from mid to late spring. The flowers are excellent for cutting. Its attractive heart-shaped leaves remain silver in color with distinctive green veins throughout the season. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.

Common Name | Botanical Name: Sea Heart Bugloss | Brunnera macrophylla 'Sea Heart'
Zone: 3 to 9
Height: 0.5 to 1 feet
Spread: 1 to 2 feet
Bloom Time: April to May
Bloom Description: Blue fading to lavender
Sun: Part shade