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botanical name:
Pulmonaria mollis
Pulmonaria mollis © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Lungwort
synonyms:  Pulmonaria montana
family:  Boraginaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.45m
width: 0.60m
growth rate:
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: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 8
description:
Vigorous clump-forming, rhizomatous deciduous perennial with elliptical, softly hairy, unspotted, plain green leaves up to 45cm long. Rich blue sometimes tinged with pink and fading to purplish-blue, late winter to mid-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:
Found in N.W. France, Belgium, Western Germany and Western Switzerland.

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