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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
description:
Very distinctive, large heart-shape leaves with the veining boldly highlighted in silver. Small clusters of blue flowers in early spring.

cultivation:
Needs partial shade, cool conditions and moisture retentive soil.

propagation:
By division

usage:
Interesting for foliage effect.

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

RHS AGM

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