Brunnera macrophylla 'King's Ransom'

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial Shade to Full Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 10 - 12 inches
Plant Spread: 12 - 15 inches
Leaves: Variegated
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Blue
Flower Time: Spring
Uses: Groundcover
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: PPAF
Parentage: Sport of: Jack Frost


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Posted by Marilyn (Northern KY - Zone 6a) on Aug 30, 2014 10:58 PM

King's Ransom is an outstanding Brunnera. Stunning and colorful. The heart-shaped leaves have creamy yellow margins, a frosting overall on the leaves, giving a silver and gold appearance. The margins lighten to a creamy white. Needs a consistently moist soil that is organically rich. Great woodland plant. Bred by Dan Heims and jointly introduced by Terra Nova and Walters Gardens, Inc. A must have plant!

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