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Pulmonaria saccharata ‘Margery Fish’

Lungwort

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Features

  • BloomsApril to May
  • Height0.15m to 0.4m
  • Growth HabitClump
  • Flower ColourPink, red-purple
  • Leaf ColourBright green spotted silver
  • AwardsRHS Garden Merit

Description

Pulmonaria saccharata ‘Margery Fish’ (Lungwort). Bears bright green leaves spotted silver, with pink to red-purple flowers.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Herbaceous

Other common names

Jerusalem sage

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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