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Pulmonaria officinalis ‘Sissinghurst White’

Lungwort

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Features

  • BloomsApril to June
  • Height0.15m to 0.35m
  • Spread0.3m to 0.6m
  • Growth HabitClump
  • Flower ColourWhite
  • Leaf ColourDark green spotted white
  • AwardsRHS Garden Merit

Description

Pulmonaria officinalis ‘Sissinghurst White’ (Lungwort). This is also known as P. saccharata 'Sissinghurst White'. Pure funnel-shaped white flowers are produced with elliptical, medium green leaves, spotted white. A semi-evergreen, clump-forming perennial.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Herbaceous

Other common names

Jerusalem sage

Origin

C. Europe

Interest and use

Ground cover, under shrubs

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilClay, Heavy, Light, Medium, Chalky
  • 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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