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Brunnera ‘Silver Lake’

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This plant is no longer for sale directly from TERRA NOVA® Nurseries. However, it may still be available through one of our licensees. Please contact our sales department for more information at 800-215-9450.

Shiny medium large leaves of silver with dark green veins and margins. Leaves tips are unusual with one to three apices. Short inflorescences of sky blue flowers in the spring. Sun tolerant.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 4-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 12″ / 17″ / 15″
Exposure: Part Shade, Full Shade
Bloom Time(s): April, May

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SKU: BRUSILLAK Categories: ,
Common Name Brunnera
Family Boraginaceae
Genus Brunnera
species macrophylla
Plant Type Perennial
Persistence Deciduous
US Patent # --
EU Grant # --
Hardiness Zone 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Growth Habit Mounding
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 12" / 17" / 15"
Finish Time Medium (6-8 Weeks)
Bloom Time April, May
Growth Rate Fast
Most Active Growing Season Spring
Flowering Season Spring
Flower Color Blue
Leaf Color Green, White
Soil Prefers organic soils, must be well drained but moist.
pH 5.6 - 6.8
Exposure Part Shade, Full Shade
Special Uses Deer Resistant
Nutritional Needs 50 ppm
Dormancy Winter. Required to flower.
Water (Greenhouse) Dry moderately between waterings
Water (Garden) Moderate, prefers even moisture
How Different? Better vigor than 'Looking Glass' so grows faster with more prominent veins. Leaves tips are unusual with one to three apices.
Landscape Value Borders for shade, use in shady mixed containers, use as an understory plant.
Finish Time to 4" 6 weeks
Comments Loves summer watering like all Brunnera.
Grower Notes Recommend growing under 35% shade cloth during summer months.
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