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Pulmonaria angustifolia 'Munstead Blue'

Blue cowslip

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Key information

Plant type

Hardy perennial

Flower colour

Blue

Feature

Flowers, Attractive to wildlife

Hardiness

Hardy

Skill level

Beginner

photo by Geoff Kidd, copyright GAP Photos (145575)

Plant details

Blue cowslips have clusters of nodding blue flowers, which stand out well against plain green leaves. Plants make good trouble-free groundcover for moist shade, spreading slowly and requiring little care. 'Munstead Blue' blooms later than most, producing blue flowers in late spring.

Family: Boraginaceae

Genus: Pulmonaria

Species: angustifolia

Cultivar: Munstead Blue

Plant type: Hardy perennial

Flower colour: Blue

Foliage colour: Mid-green

Feature: Flowers, Attractive to wildlife

Sun exposure: Partial shade, Shade

Soil: Clay/heavy, Moist

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Beginner

Height: 30cm

Spread: 45cm

Time to divide plants: September to November


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