Brunnera 'Jack Frost'Brunnera 'Jack Frost'

Brunnera ‘Jack Frost’

Sky blue, forget-me-not flowers and leaves with a netted silver overlay. Absolutely stunning in the garden from early spring to fall. One of the showiest and most garden worthy plants to come along in a decade. Perennial Plant of the Year for 2012.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 4-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 12″ / 18″ / 17″
Exposure: Part Shade, Full Shade
Bloom Time(s): April, May

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Common Name

Silver Siberian bugloss






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Growth Habit

Size (HT/W/FL HT)

12" / 18" / 17"

Finish Time

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Growth Rate

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Flower Color

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Prefers organic soils, must be well drained but moist.


5.6 – 6.8



Special Uses


Nutritional Needs

50 ppm


Dormant in Winter.

Water (Greenhouse)

Dry moderately between waterings.

Water (Garden)

Moderate, prefers even moisture.

How Different?

Has extremely good silvering. It differs from 'Looking Glass' because its veins are green.

Landscape Value

A wonderful shade accent plant. Use in containers, as a mass planting, in a border, or under high branching shrubs.

Finish Time to 4"

6 weeks


'Jack Frost' can take more sun in the Pacific Northwest. When the clump starts to deteriorate in the center, it is time to divide it. Perennial Plant of the Year for 2012.

Grower Notes

Recommend growing under 35% shade cloth during summer months.

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