|Common Name||Silver Siberian bugloss|
|US Patent #||PP17829|
|EU Grant #||EU17444|
|Bloom Time||April, May|
|Foliage Color||Green, White|
|Exposure||Part Shade, Full Shade|
|Hardiness Zone||4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9|
|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.|
|Most Active Growing Season||Spring|
|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||11" / 18" / 17"|
|Soil (Garden)||Prefers organic soils, must be well drained but moist.|
|Water (Garden)||Moderate, prefers even moisture.|
|Special Uses||Deer Resistant|
|Comments||A trouble free plant and adds a great deal to the garden. Similar to 'Jack Frost'.|
Brunnera ‘Looking Glass’
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.
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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 or Retail Sources.
USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 4-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 11″ / 18″ / 17″
Exposure: Part Shade, Full Shade
Bloom Time(s): April, May
|Water (Greenhouse)||Dry moderately between waterings.|
|EC||0.5 – 0.7|
|pH||5.6 – 6.8|
|Fertility Needs||50 ppm|
|Notes||Recommend growing under 35% shade cloth during summer months.|
|Finish Time to 4″||5 – 7 weeks|
|Finish Time to Gallon||8 – 10 weeks|
|Day Length for Flowering||Long Day|
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