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Brunnera ‘Looking Glass’


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Shimmering silver, 5″, heart-shaped leaves bedeck this sport of Brunnera 'Jack Frost'. The pewter mound gives rise to masses of blue, forget-me-not flowers in spring. Provide evenly moist, rich soils for the best growth. Glows in the garden.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 4-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 11″ / 18″ / 17″
Exposure: Part Shade, Full Shade
Bloom Time(s): April, May

SKU: BRULOOGLA Categories: ,
Common Name Silver Siberian bugloss
Family Boraginaceae
Genus Brunnera
species macrophylla
Plant Type Perennial
Persistence Deciduous
US Patent # PP17829
EU Grant # EU17444
Hardiness Zone 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Growth Habit Mounding
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 11" / 18" / 17"
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 5.5 - 6.8
Exposure Part Shade, Full Shade
Special Uses Deer Resistant
Nutritional Needs 50 ppm
Dormancy Winter
Water (Greenhouse) Dry moderately between waterings.
Water (Garden) Moderate, prefers even moisture.
How Different? It differs from other Brunnera in having extremely good silvering. It differs from 'Jack Frost' in that even its veins are silver.
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
Comments A trouble free plant and adds a great deal to the garden. Similar to 'Jack Frost'.
Grower Notes Recommend growing under 35% shade cloth during summer months.
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