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© Deeproot Plant Base
common name: Lungwort, Bethlehem sage, Jerusalem sage
perennial, evergreen, semi-evergreen, ground-cover
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: white & green
flower colour: blue
main season: Spring
part shade, shade
moist soil, clay soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -35°C
USDA zone: 4 to 8
Evergreen or semi-evergreen leaves are spotted with silver. Sprays of rich pink flowers which fade to blue. Adaptable to many conditions and tolerant of dry shade.
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.