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Pulmonaria ‘Lewis Palmer’

Lungwort

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Features

  • BloomsMarch to May
  • Height0.15m
  • Growth HabitClump
  • Flower ColourPink blue
  • Leaf ColourDark green spotted green-white
  • AwardsRHS Garden Merit

Description

Pulmonaria ‘Lewis Palmer’ (Lungwort). This clump-forming deciduous perennial bearing lance-shaped, basal, dark green leaves, spotted green-white. In early spring, has funnel-shaped, pink flowers which turn bright blue.

Characteristics

Perennial, Deciduous, Herbaceous

Origin

Europe and Asia

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Needs

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

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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