Brunnera ALCHEMY™ 'Pewter'Brunnera ALCHEMY™ 'Pewter'

Brunnera ALCHEMY™ ‘Pewter’


This plant is no longer for sale directly from TERRA NOVA® Nurseries. However, it may still be available through one of our Licensees or Retail Sources.


Striking heart-shaped pewter colored leaves with prominent green veins. Demonstrates great vigor, making strong crowns quickly.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 4-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 14″ / 18″ / 16″
Exposure: Part Shade, Full Shade
Bloom Time(s): April, May

Common Name Silver Siberian bugloss
Family Boraginaceae
Genus Brunnera
species macrophylla
Plant Series Brunnera ALCHEMY™ Series
Plant Type Perennial
US Patent # --
EU Grant # --
Bloom Time April, May
Flower Color Blue
Foliage Color Green, White
Dormancy Required for growth.
Exposure Part Shade, Full Shade
Growth Habit Mounding
Growth Rate Fast
Hardiness Zone 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
How Different? Compared to ‘Silver Charm’ it has a larger leaf and habit, and a different leaf shape.
Landscape Value A wonderful shade accent plant. Use in containers, as a mass planting, or a border.
Most Active Growing Season Spring
Persistence Deciduous
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 14" / 18" / 16"
Soil (Garden) Prefers organic soils, must be well drained but moist.
Water (Garden) Moderate, prefers even moisture.
Special Uses Deer Resistant
Comments --
Water (Greenhouse) Dry moderately between waterings.
EC 0.5 – 0.7
pH 5.5 – 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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