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Pulmonaria saccharata

Lungwort

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Key information

Flower colour

Blue

Feature

Flowers, Dramatic foliage

Hardiness

Hardy

Skill level

Beginner

photo by S & O, copyright GAP Photos (36426)

Plant details

This handsome pulmonaria produces bluish flowers from late winter to late spring. Considered one of the best pulmonarias for its foliage, the mid-green leaves are variegated and hairy to touch. An excellent groundcover plant for moist, shady spots, it looks great at the front of the border.

Family: Boraginaceae

Genus: Pulmonaria

Species: saccharata

Flower colour: Blue

Foliage colour: Silver variegation

Feature: Flowers, Dramatic foliage

Sun exposure: Partial shade

Soil: Clay/heavy, Moist

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Beginner

Height: 90cm

Spread: 40cm

Time to divide plants: September to November

Flowering period: February to April


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