Brunnera macrophylla 'Jack Frost'

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Heartleaf Alkanet

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A sport from B. Langtrees with colorful frosty-silver leaves accented by light green veins; provides beautiful contrast to the shady garden, delicate sky-blue flowers.


  •  · Sky blue flowers
  •  · Stands out in a shady garden
  •  · Silver leaves with light green margins
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Brunnera macrophylla Sea Heart

Brunnera macrophylla 'Sea Heart'

Heartleaf Alkanet
An improved Jack Frost with larger heart-shaped leaves with more pronounced variegation, foliage has greater substance and is more heat tolerant, panicles of delicate sky-blue flowers provide added color in spring.
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Height:

12-15 in

Spread:

12-18 in

Zone:

3-8

Brunnera macrophylla 'Jack Frost'
Brunnera macrophylla 'Jack Frost'

Exposure

Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade
Shade Tolerant

Soil Moisture Needs

Moist Soil

Critter Resistance

Deer Resistant

Attributes

Mass Plant
Specimen
Border
Ground Cover

Growth Rate in the Garden

Rapid

Season of Interest (Flowering)

Late Spring / Early Summer

Brunnera

Common Name: Heartleaf Alkanet

Beautiful woodland plant, prefering moist soils and plenty of humus. If the soil becomes too dry, the foliage easily crinkles and dies. Attractive forget-me-not type flowers bloom late spring into early summer. Use only in areas where adequate moisture is supplied.

Additional Information About Brunnera macrophylla 'Jack Frost':

Perennial Plant of the Year 2012