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botanical name:
Pulmonaria rubra
Pulmonaria rubra © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Lungwort
family:  Boraginaceae
characteristics: perennial, evergreen
height: 0.40m
width: 0.90m
growth rate:
growth habit:
leaf colour: green
flower colour: red
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
Loosely clump-forming, rhizomatous evergreen with large elliptic, soft velvety plain green leaves. The funnel-shaped flowers vary from bright brick-red to salmon-red and borne over a long period from late-winter to spring.

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.

For the woodland garden.

other notes:
Native to South Eastern Europe.

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