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Brunnera macrophylla 'Dawson's White'

Brunnera macrophylla 'Dawson's White' (Siberian bugloss 'Dawson's White')

is a fully hardy perennial herbaceous plant with blue flowers in late Spring. It grows well in shade and semi-shade.
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It looks best in Spring.


Brunnera macrophylla 'Dawson's White' grows in soils ranging from a pH of 5.5 (very acidic ranges from 5.2 to 5.5) to 8 (slightly alkaline ranges from 7.6 to 8). It is adapted to chalk, clay, clay loam, loam, loamy sand, peat, sandy clay, sandy clay loam, sandy loam, silt loam and silty clay loam soils.


This is a plant has a clump forming growth form, and has an ultimate height of 0.4m / 1.3ft and spread of 0.5m / 1.6ft. It can take 4-5 years to reach its ultimate height.


They are flabellate in shape.


Attractive foliage, container plant, cottage informal garden and flower border and bed.

-20°C / -4F 5.5 to 8 4-5 years 0.4m / 1.3ft 0.5m / 1.6ft
Scientific classifications [Edit]
Genus ? Brunnera
Specific epithet ? macrophylla
Cultivar ?Dawson's White
Common names
Siberian bugloss 'Dawson's White' (Ireland)
IPNI details on Brunnera macrophylla 'Dawson's White'
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