Jack Frost Brunnera

Brunnera macrophylla 'Jack Frost' PP #13,859

SKU
03538
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.
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Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.

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Botanical PronunciationBROO-nair-uh mak-roh-FIL-uh
Average Size at MaturitySlowly reaches 12 in. tall, spreading to 24 in. wide; blooms reach 18 in. tall.
Bloom TimeSpring
Design IdeasA 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.
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorBlue
Foliage ColorSilver-blue
Garden StyleCottage
Growth HabitSpreading
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Erosion Control, Mass Planting, Very Wet Areas, Water Garden, Woodland Garden, Accent, Edging, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Full shade, Partial shade
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Naturalizes Well, Shade Loving, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Tolerates Wet Soils
Water NeedsHigh
Watering NeedsWater regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.

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.

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