Brunnera ‘Silver Lake’


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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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Common Name Brunnera
Family Boraginaceae
Genus Brunnera
species macrophylla
Plant Type Perennial
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Bloom Time April, May
Flower Color Blue
Foliage Color Green, White
Dormancy Winter. Required to flower.
Exposure Part Shade, Full Shade
Growth Habit Mounding
Growth Rate Fast
Hardiness Zone 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
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.
Most Active Growing Season Spring
Persistence Deciduous
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 12" / 17" / 15"
Soil (Garden) Prefers organic soils, must be well drained but moist.
Water (Garden) Moderate, prefers even moisture
Special Uses Deer Resistant
Comments Loves summer watering like all Brunnera.
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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