Brunnera macrophylla ‘King’s Ransom’

King's Ransom Heartleaf Brunnera
Image Source: Garden Crossings
Type:
Herbaceous Perennial
Zone:
3 - 8
Native Region:
King's Ransom' is a sport of Brunnera macrophylla ‘Jack Frost’ that was discovered by Dan Heims of Terra Nova Nurseries.
Light:
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Height:
6" - 12"
Spread:
12" - 18"
Form:
Clump-forming
Foliage:
Flower:
Small, forget-me-not-like, light blue with yellow center flowers bloom above foliage
Bloom Time:
April to May
Care:
Intolerant of dry soils. Prefers consistently moist, organically rich soils in shady areas. Clumps slowly spread by both creeping rhizomes and self-seeding to form thick ground covers.
Special Features:
Tolerates rabbits & deer. Beautiful foliage.

2015: Bought one plant from Monches Farm & planted in the north bed. It is such a beautiful plant, but it would get really droopy if I didn’t water it frequently  (which I rarely do….). The maple might be sapping it’s moisture & I may relocate it next year.