Brunnera 'Silver Charm'Brunnera 'Silver Charm'

Brunnera ‘Silver Charm’


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This Brunnera from Alexander Zuikevich of Belarus charmed us with its lovely heart-shaped leaves and dense compact habit. It's nicely silvered, and has a more vigorous growth rate than 'Jack Frost', which will please the growers. The lovely sprays of blue flowers are heaviest in the spring.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 4-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 11″ / 24″ / 14″
Exposure: Part Shade, Full Shade
Bloom Time(s): April, May

SKU: BRUSILCHA Categories: ,
Common Name Silver Siberian bugloss
Family Boraginaceae
Genus Brunnera
species macrophylla
Plant Type Perennial
Persistence Deciduous
US Patent # PP27240
EU Grant # EU48336
Hardiness Zone 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Growth Habit Mounding
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 11" / 24" / 14"
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
Water (Greenhouse) Dry moderately between waterings.
Water (Garden) Moderate, prefers even moisture.
How Different? A smaller leaf than 'Jack Frost' also narrower, and more heart-shaped. It has a great crown and fast growth.
Landscape Value Borders for shade, use in shady mixed containers, use as an under-story plant.
Finish Time to 4" 6 weeks
Comments Loves summer watering like all Brunnera. 75% survival at zone 3 University of MN West Central Research and Outreach Center after winter 2017.
Grower Notes Recommend growing under 35% shade cloth during summer months.
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