(BRUNNERA) Jack Frost Siberian Bugloss
Easily grown in average, medium moisture, well-drained soil in part shade. Prefers consistently moist, organically rich soils in shady areas. Generally intolerant of dry soils, but tolerates some dryness better than most other cultivars of this species. Foliage may scorch in hot summer sun. Plants prefer cool summers, and generally will not perform well in the hot and humid summer conditions of the deep South (USDA Zones 7-9).
‘Jack Frost’ leaves are a distinctive silvery white with green primary and secondary veins and a thin green rim around the leaf edges.
Zone: 3 to 8
Height: 1.00 to 1.50 feet
Spread: 1.00 to 1.50 feet
Bloom Time: April to May
Bloom Description: Blue
Sun: Part shade
Suggested Use: Ground Cover, Naturalize
Tolerate: Rabbit, Deer
Specimen, groups or mass as a ground cover. Borders, woodland gardens, naturalized areas or along streams or ponds. Containers.
PLANT OF MERIT
Plants of Merit are plants selected for their outstanding quality and dependable performance for the lower Midwest. They grow consistently well.
Plants of Merit Selection Criteria
•Easy to grow and maintain
•Not known to be invasive in our area
•Resistant or tolerant to diseases and insects
•Has outstanding ornamental value
•Reasonably available to purchase
No serious insect or disease problems. Slugs and snails are occasional visitors.
Products can not be shipped. For local delivery and installation only.