Brunnera 'Silver Charm'Brunnera 'Silver Charm'

Brunnera ‘Silver Charm’

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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.

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

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SKU: BRUSILCHA Categories: ,
Common Name Silver Siberian bugloss
Family Boraginaceae
Genus Brunnera
species macrophylla
Plant Type Perennial
US Patent # PP27240
EU Grant # EU48336
Bloom Time April, May
Flower Color Blue
Foliage Color Green, White
Dormancy Winter
Exposure Part Shade, Full Shade
Growth Habit Mounding
Growth Rate Fast
Hardiness Zone 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
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.
Most Active Growing Season Spring
Persistence Deciduous
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 11" / 24" / 14"
Soil (Garden) (Garden) Prefers organic Soil (Garden)s, must be well drained but moist.
Water (Garden) Moderate, prefers even moisture.
Special Uses Deer Resistant
Comments Loves summer watering like all Brunnera. 75% survival at zone 3 University of MN West Central Research and Outreach Center after winter 2017.
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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