Brunnera or Forget Me Not
These are a gardener’s favourite! They have long lasting sprays of brightly coloured flowers. that has large leaves and some varieties even have variegated foliage.
Its common name bugloss refers to the Greek name for ox tongue which again relates to the shape of the leaves.
Where to Site Your Brunnera
They are also the perfect ground cover plant,
How to Grow and Look after Your Brunnera
They tolerate the shade well. In full sun you may find the foliage burns.
In autumn remove any old foliage and flowers and apply a mulch of rotted manure around the base of the plant in spring.
Unfortunately, they are tasty to slugs and snails, so get out early with the pellets but they are perfect for areas where deer are prone as they will not eat them.
These can be propagated by division in early spring or autumn.