Brunnera macrophylla 'Jack Frost' (PBR)

Siberian bugloss

2 litre pot
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£9.99 Buy
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Takes some beating as ground cover; an absolute delight planted alongside spring-flowering bulbs and hardy ferns in the cottage garden or spring flower border

Lucy Summers - Greenfingers Guides

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  • Position: partial shade
  • Soil: fertile, humus-rich, moist, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average to fast
  • Flowering period: April to May
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    In early spring, large, mid-green, heart-shaped leaves that look as though they have been dusted with silver appear, followed by tall sprays of tiny, bright blue, forget-me-not-like flowers. For the best variegation, a sheltered, shady site is essential. Although it prefers moist conditions, brunnera will tolerate dry soil once established, and will spread to form a large clump. This is a gorgeous groundcover plant for the front of a border, or lighting up moist, shady areas under the canopy of deciduous trees, or for edging a woodland path.

  • Garden care: Cut back to the base of the plant any stems with leaves that revert to plain green. Lift and divide the plant every two or three years in late autumn.

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5.0

Beautiful plant!

By RosMum

from London

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  • Attractive
  • Healthy

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    Best Uses

    • Garden
    • Outdoors

    Comments about Crocus Brunnera macrophylla'Jack Frost (PBR)':

    I bought it on the open day last weekend. Never even noticed it in the online catalogue! I guess it's not easy to capture the beauty of it in pictures. Such a lovely plant, the flowers are a beautiful shade of blue, they seem to glow. I like the foliage too. A must-have!

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