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Pulmonaria saccharata ‘Leopard’

Jerusalem sage

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Features

  • BloomsApril to May
  • Height0.15m to 0.4m
  • Growth HabitClump
  • Flower ColourPink then blue
  • Leaf ColourSome spotted

Description

Pulmonaria saccharata ‘Leopard’ (Jerusalem sage). This is an evergreen perennial, the leaves of which are heavily spotted and hairy, and about 25cm long. The flowers bloom in white and shades of pink and blue.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Herbaceous

Origin

France, Italy, Spain

Interest and use

Walls, rock garden, ground cover, under shrubs, borders

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilHeavy, Light, Medium, Humus-rich
  • Soil pH8.0 to 6.0
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

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

Propagation

Divide clumps, sow seeds as soon as ripe.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Prone to slugs and snails.

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