Brunnera macrophylla Jack Frost (Heartleaf)

Large frosted dark green leaves with crackled veining are covered with tall racemes of tiny blue forget-me-not type flowers. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid to late spring
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
1 ft tall x 2 ft wide
Deer and rabbit resistant

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Zone Zone 3
Exposure Partial to Full Shade
Moisture Moderate to Consistent Moisture
Patent Info PP# 13,859; CPBR# 1,799

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An interesting foliage plant for the shade. Chartreuse/lime green foliage in full shade and bright yellow in part sun. Tiny white blooms in late summer followed by ornamental and inedible purple-black fruit. Fast growth rate.

Blooms mid-to late summer
3-6 ft tall x 3-6 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts birds
Deer resistant

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Bright green lacy fronds on red stems. Moderate growth rate.

2-3 ft tall x 1-2 ft wide
Groundcover
Attracts butterflies
Deer and rabbit resistant

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This is known to be one of the more hardy selection of ferns. Silvery green fronds bear burgundy veins and stems. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid spring to summer
1-2 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft wide
Groundcover
Deer and rabbit resistant

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Puffed-out rose-pink petals with dangling white lips hang delicately from thin branches that are contrasted against blue-green fern-like foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late spring
2.5-3 ft tall x 2.5-3 ft wide
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds
Tolerant to juglone

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Clump-forming rose-pink leaves that darken to bronze-pink as they mature. Small bell-shaped flowers appear on tall stems early in the season. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early to late summer
2 ft tall x 1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Moderate salt tolerance

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Clump-forming silver red leaves with deeper red veining grow below tall stems with small white and pink bell-shaped flowers. Fast growth rate.

Blooms early to late summer
1 ft tall x 1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Salt tolerant

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Large frosted bright green leaves with crackled veining are covered with tall racemes of tiny blue forget-me-not type flowers. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid to late spring
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
1 ft tall x 2 ft wide
Deer and rabbit resistant

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Large frosted bright green and chartreuse variegated leaves with crackled veining are covered with tall racemes of tiny blue forget-me-not type flowers. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid to late spring
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
1 ft tall x 2 ft wide
Deer and rabbit resistant

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