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Pulmonaria angustifolia

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Features

  • BloomsApril to May
  • Height0.2m to 0.35m
  • Spread0.2m to 0.5m
  • Growth HabitClump
  • Flower ColourPurple-pink, blue, red
  • Leaf ColourMid green

Description

Pulmonaria angustifolia. This species produces leaves that are narrowly, lance-shaped and grey-green in colour. The flowers are produced on slender stems they will bear blue to pinkish-purple flowers.

Characteristics

Perennial, Deciduous, Herbaceous

Origin

C & S. Europe

Interest and use

Wildflower/meadow, shade, edging, walls, rock garden, ground cover

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilSandy, Humus-rich, Loamy
  • Soil pH5.0 to 9.0
  • WaterMoist

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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