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Jack Frost Brunnera

Brunnera macrophylla 'Jack Frost'

Pronunciation: BROO-nair-uh mak-roh-FIL-uh
SKU #03538
3-8

Your climate may be too warm for this plant: 10

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OVERVIEW
Description Brilliant silver leaves with contrasting green veins are distinctive and eye-catching in shaded beds and woodland gardens. Clusters of tiny blue flowers provide additional color in the spring. Use en masse to create a shimmering groundcover or use individually as a garden accent. An herbaceous perennial.
Light Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade
Watering Keep soil consistently moist.
Blooms Spring
Mature Size Slowly reaches 12 in. tall, spreading to 24 in. wide; blooms reach 18 in. tall.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Special Features Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care
Growth Rate Slow
Growth Habit Spreading
Flower Attributes Showy Flowers
Patent Act Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container, Ground Cover, Accent, Edging
Design Ideas A delicate beauty for shaded spaces beneath tree groves and copses. Bright filler for shaded exposures in foundation planting. Solves problems by covering weed producing ground beneath large shrubs that have lost their skirt foliage. Particularly lovely in speckled shade beneath white lattice arbors and structures. Casual appearance resembles wildflowers in wild gardens and casual habitat plantings.
Flower Color Blue
Foliage Color Silver-blue
Companion Plants Coral Bells (Heuchera); Lungwort (Pulmonaria); Hosta (Hosta); Columbine (Aquilegia); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra)
CARE
Care Thrives in cool sites with humus-rich, moist, well-drained soils. Shelter from harsh sun exposures. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish root system; once established, water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil. For a tidy appearance, remove old, faded foliage before new leaves emerge in spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-8

USDA Cold Hardiness Zone Map

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 10

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