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botanical name:
Brunnera macrophylla 'Jack Frost'
Brunnera macrophylla 'Jack Frost' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Perennial Forget-me-not, Siberian bugloss
family:  Boraginaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.45m
width: 0.45m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: silver
flower colour: blue
main season: Spring
aspect: part shade, shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -35°C
USDA zone: 4 to 8
Very distinctive, large heart-shape leaves with the veining boldly highlighted in silver. Small clusters of blue flowers in early spring.

Needs partial shade, cool conditions and moisture retentive soil.

By division

Interesting for foliage effect.

other notes:
Sport of Brunnera macrophylla 'Langtrees', raised at Walters Gardens, Michigan, USA.

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