Brunnera Betty Bowring
Brunnera macrophylla Betty Bowring produces highly decorative heart shaped foliage in spring followed by white long-flowering forget-me-not like flowers. This easy to grow plantwill enhance your bordersfor months,ideal for ground coverand also shady areas of the garden.
Details Brunnera Betty Bowring
- Decorative Foliage
- Blooms: April – May
- Flower colour: white
- Leaf colour: Green
- Full grown: 1 Year
- Full grown height: 25 – 50 cm
- Full grown width: 25 – 50 cm
- Plant location: partial sunny location
- Plant spacing: 30 cm
- Hardiness: -15 Celsius
- Preferred soil: Well drained
How to take care of Brunnera Betty Bowring
Brunnera Betty Bowring dislikes waterlogged, heavy soils or those that are prone to drying out, avoid rich soils as they promote weak growth vulnerable to frost-damage. Brunnera Betty Bowring loves a well-drained soil containing organic matter and a sunny position.
Brunnera Betty Bowring are best grown in containers, spacious pots and/or raised borders and when they become root bound they will flower more profusely. Keep Brunnera Betty Bowring frost-free for winter by ensuring the crowns are covered with sand or bracken or move pots to a frost-free location until spring.
Once established feed Brunnera Betty Bowring in spring with an Organic Fertiliser and during the summer with a liquid fertiliser.
Let Brunnera Betty Bowring die back naturally; the yellowing foliage will provide nutrients for next year’s bloom. No need to cut down in the autumn, as the seed heads look attractive over winter.