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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
US Patent # PP17829
EU Grant # EU17444
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? 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
Persistence Deciduous
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'.
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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