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botanical name:
Pulmonaria longifolia
Pulmonaria longifolia © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Lungwort
family:  Boraginaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.30m
width: 0.45m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: white & 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:
Densely clump-forming, rhizomatous deciduous perennial with narrowly lance-shaped dark green leaves, spotted with silvery-white. Dense clusters of blue to blue-purple flowers from late winter to late spring.

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:
From Western Europe including Britain.
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