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'Jack of Diamonds' Heartleaf Brunnera Brunnera macrophylla

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Exposure
  • Part Shade to Shade

The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).

Flower Season
  • Spring
  • Summer
Mature Size
16" 32"
Height
14 - 16"
Spread
28 - 32"

This plant is hardy in zones 3 - 8

Hardy Zones

Zones are based on the lowest average temperature an area is expected to receive during the winter. They are used to determine whether a plant is likely to be perennial in your area. If your zone is equal to or higher than the zone listed for the plant, it will be hardy for you and thrive in your climate.

  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8

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  • Details

    Features

    Huge 9-10" leaves overlap dramatically at the base and look circular from a distance. Heavy silver overlay and vivid, wide, dark green veining pattern. Baby blue, forget-me-not type blossoms.

    Attracts: 
    Bees
    Resists: 
    Deer

    Characteristics

    Plant Type: 
    Perennial
    Height Category: 
    Short
    Garden Height: 
    14 - 16 Inches
    Spacing: 
    28 - 32 Inches
    Spread: 
    28 - 32 Inches
    Flower Colors: 
    Blue
    Flower Shade: 
    baby blue
    Foliage Colors: 
    Silver
    Foliage Shade: 
    Silver
    Habit: 
    Mounded
    Container Role: 
    Spiller

    Plant Needs

    Light Requirement: 
    Part Shade to Shade
    Maintenance Category: 
    Easy
    Bloom Time: 
    Mid Spring
    Bloom Time: 
    Late Spring
    Hardiness Zones: 
    3a, 3b, 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b
    Water Category: 
    Average
    Soil Fertility Requirement: 
    Average Soil
    Soil Fertility Requirement: 
    Fertile Soil
    Soil PH Category: 
    Alkaline Soil
    Soil PH Category: 
    Neutral Soil
    Uses: 
    Border Plant
    Uses: 
    Container
    Uses: 
    Cut Flower
    Uses: 
    Mass Planting
    Uses: 
    Specimen or Focal Point
    Maintenance Notes: 

    Best in full shade and consistent, moist soils. In the north, morning sun is tolerated. Use mulch in winter.

    'Jack of Diamonds' Brunnera macrophylla USPPAF, Can PBRAF
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