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Pulmonaria Genus

Lungwort

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General Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • WaterSemi-moist

Description

Pulmonaria genus (Lungwort). There are about 14 species of perennials, which are low and spreading. Their leaves are simple oval to lance-shaped and often spotted silver-white. From early spring small deep blue, pink or white flowers open from pink or white buds.

Characteristics

Perennials, Deciduous or Evergreens, Herbaceous

Origin

Europe and Asia

Cultivation

They are easily grown in cool, moist, humus-rich soil with light shade. They are all are very frost hardy.

Propagation

Propagation is from seed, cuttings or by division.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Prone to slugs and snails.

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