COMMON NAME Siberian bugloss
TYPE deciduous rhizomatous perennial, mounding
GROWTH ENVIRONMENT full dry shade to moist part shade
SOIL clay, loam, sand, chalk
FLOWER multiple electric blue flowers on stems held above the emerging leaves in early spring.
NARRATIVE Beautiful silvery large, highly veined, heart shaped leaves that light up shady sites in the garden. Flowers provide showy spring color followed by striking leaf pattern for a perennial that gives beauty in 3 seasons.