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Plant Guide

Dudleya ‘Britonni’

Common Name
Chalk Dudleya
CA Native
Non-native
Plant Type
Succulent
Size
1’ High 2’ Wide
Flower Color
Yellow
Bloom Time
  • Winter
Leaves
Gray-Green with White Coating
Evergreen
Evergreen
Deer Resistant
Seldom Damaged
Wildlife Value
  • Butterfly & Other Insect Nectar
  • Hummingbirds
Growth Rate
Moderate
Hardiness
Semi-hardy
Adverse Growth Factors
None
Special Features
  • Low Maintenance
  • Specimen
Water Use
  • Drought Tolerant
Soil pH
6.5-7.5 (neutral)
Exposure
  • Partial Shade
  • Shade
Soil Type
Not Particular
Drainage
Well Drained
Description and Cultural Plant Tips

Winter grower.  Has lovely chalky white coating that should not be directly watered.  Avoid touching to minimize finger prints.  Should be planted at a slight tilt to avoid water collecting in rosette.

Master Gardener Comments

This is a lovely specimen plant that is perfect in a low water rock garden.

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