Come! Ms. Dunlap will give two talks at the CNPS Conservation Conference Feb. 1-3 in LA!

One regarding a database of 3,700 nectar plants (& how to collect images to benefit pollinators), and the other regarding
a prototypical key incorporating a novel plant identification system that produced an order of magnitude improvement.

Brunnera macrophylla ‘Variegata’

Family: Boraginaceae

Common name: FORGET-ME-NOT

Synonym: Brunnera jack frost

Native to: East Europe


Type: perennial

Forms: clumping, dense form, spreading

Leaves deciduous

Max height: 1.5 feet

Max width: 2 feet


blue/green, magenta/purple, secondary color present


green, secondary color present


Attracts wildlife: adult butterfly

Plant features: deciduous, naturalizes, self-sows

Exposure: light shade, shade, sun

Landscape use: ground cover

Propagates by: seed

flowers in spring

Soil type: loam

USDA Zones: zone 3 -40 f, zone 4 -30 f, zone 5 to -20 f, zone 6 to -10 f, zone 7 to 0 f, zone 8 to +10 f, zone 9 to +20 f

Temp. range: -40 to +30 °F

Water: regular

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