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Pulmonaria 'Opal'


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Key information

Plant type

Hardy perennial

Flower colour



Flowers, Dramatic foliage, Attractive to wildlife



Skill level


photo by Elke Borkowski, copyright GAP Photos (253162)

Plant details

This is a stunning variety, selected by Sue Cupitt, is much sought-after. It makes a compact plant with silver spotted leaves and large, pale blue flowers in spring. Plants make good groundcover in a moist, shady spot and are ideal for using in woodland or wildlife gardens.

Family: Boraginaceae

Genus: Pulmonaria

Cultivar: Opal

Plant type: Hardy perennial

Flower colour: Blue

Foliage colour: Silver variegation

Feature: Flowers, Dramatic foliage, Attractive to wildlife

Sun exposure: Partial shade, Shade

Soil: Clay/heavy, Moist

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Beginner

Height: 60cm

Spread: 30cm

Time to divide plants: September to November

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