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Brunnera macrophylla 'Betty Bowring' ('Alba')

ht: 40-60cm
ll: blades larger than species typical
fc: pure white
inflor: inflorescence larger than typical
prop: seedlings often known to be blue - vegetative prop. is best
Monksilver Nursery

Brunnera macrophylla 'Blaukuppel'

ha: vigorous, strong
fc: rich blue
fq: very floriferous
or: Germany
li: Bennett, M. 2003. Pulmonarias and the borage family. Timber Press.

Brunnera macrophylla 'Dawsons White' ('Variegata' in part) (5/01)

ht: 30cm - much shorter
ha: slower growing
lc: white variegated, variable, margined creamy-white, some oddly mottled, and others mostly white
or: Douglas Dawson introduced from Holland c. 1969
ns: the name 'Variegata' has been used for this and another clone (see below)

Brunnera macrophylla 'Gordano Gold' (9/3)

lc: green at first, later mottled golden-yellow
or: Mr. and Mrs. Wills, Walton on Gordano, near Bristol UK
li: Bennett, M. 2003. Pulmonarias and the borage family. Timber Press.

Brunnera macrophylla 'Hadspen Cream'

ha: 40cm
lc: dark green with broad cream to yellow margins
or: Eric Smith UK
eval: one of the better variegated clones since the margin contrasts with a dark blade.
Forest Farm

Brunnera macrophylla 'Jack Frost'

ht: 12 in. tall x 18 in. wide
lc: frosted silver overlay with greenish veins for a "crackled pattern" look.
fc: blue
or: Walters Gardens as 'Langtrees' sport
pat: applied for (2000)
ns: the RHS PLANT FINDER lists it as JACK FROSTPBR but this is not the correct notation for a US patented plant already deemed and
ns: published as a cultivar.

Walters Gardens
Plant Delights

Brunnera macrophylla 'Langford Hewitt' (9/3)

lc: small sections of golden-yellow variegation
or: Bryan Hewitt, London, England, named for his mother.
li: Bennett, M. 2003. Pulmonarias and the borage family. Timber Press.

Brunnera macrophylla 'Langtrees' ('Aluminum Spot')

lc: emerald green blades well mottled silvery grey, more show than species typical in this respect.
or: Dr. Rogerson's garden named Langtrees in Devon. UK
prop: comes partly true from seed - and that is a clue it will soon be ruined in at least part of the trade!
Forest Farm

Brunnera macrophylla 'Marley's White' (9/3)

ns: a listed name in the UK c. 2002 from Beeches Nursery and perhaps others.

Brunnera macrophylla 'Silver Wings' (8/01)

lc: mottled and suffused silver between the green veins
photo, wholesale source:

Brunnera macrophylla 'Variegata' ('Variegated')

ht: 14 in. tall x 18-20 in. wide
lc: wide but irregular creamy white to pure white margins against light to grey green. There
lc: appears to be lc: a lobed or incised green leaf in the middle of each blade. Reversions are
lc: common and such shoots should be removed for best effect.
fc: bright blue
lu: needs a bit of protection from wind and abuse since the white margin can bruise and turn
lu: brown as well as burning in summer sun. A moist, cool, wind-sheltered spot is best.
id: the green base color of 'Hadspen Cream' is darker and the margins of its a much yellower.
Wayside Gardens