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botanical name:
Pulmonaria 'Weetwood Blue'
Pulmonaria 'Weetwood Blue' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Lungwort
family:  Boraginaceae
characteristics: perennial, semi-evergreen
height: 0.30m
width: 0.75m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: green
flower colour: blue
main season: Spring
aspect: part shade, shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 8
description:
Clump forming perennial, emerges in early spring. Upright to spreading stems and narrow deep green leaves with pale spots. Small rich blue flowers opening from dark purplish pink buds in dark calyces, from March to May.

cultivation:
Moist, well drained, fertile soil. Best in part shade.
Cut back to ground level in autumn. Divide in spring or autumn. Mulch in autumn and spring. Can be prone to mildew if they become too dry.

usage:
For the woodland garden.

other notes:
selection from Devon

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