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'Jack Frost' Heartleaf Brunnera, Siberian Bugloss 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
15" 15"
Height
12 - 15"
Spread
12 - 15"

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

My Current Zone

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  • Details

    Features

    A classic shade perennial! Dark green leaves have heavily frosted overlay that shows only the green veining. Baby blue flowers appear in spring.

    Foliage Interest
    Attracts: 
    Bees
    Resists: 
    Deer

    Characteristics

    Plant Type: 
    Perennial
    Height Category: 
    Short
    Garden Height: 
    12 - 15 Inches
    Spacing: 
    12 - 15 Inches
    Spread: 
    12 - 15 Inches
    Flower Colors: 
    Blue
    Flower Shade: 
    Baby blue
    Foliage Colors: 
    Green
    Foliage Colors: 
    Silver
    Foliage Shade: 
    Green with silver overlay
    Habit: 
    Mounded
    Container Role: 
    Filler

    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: 
    Consistent
    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: 
    Edging Plant
    Uses: 
    Landscape
    Uses: 
    Mass Planting
    Maintenance Notes: 

    Brunnera is a woodland plant that should be grown in full shade and consistently moist soil in southern regions. In the north, morning sun is acceptable as long as the soil remains moist. They will grow the fastest and strongest in rich soil.

    'Jack Frost' Brunnera macrophylla USPP 13,859, Can 1,799
  • 1 Review

    • Alyce Carrillo
      Utah
      United States
      1 year ago
      Above Average Superior performance, among my favorites, would recommend to others.
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