Common Name: Lungwort
Flower Color: Pink shades Purple shades
Foliage Color: Variegated
Sun or Shade?: Part shade (4-6 hrs. direct sun) Full shade (< 4 hrs. direct sun)
Wet or dry?: Average water needs Consistent water needs
Want to see wings?: Attracts hummingbirds
Need critter resistant plants?: Deer resistant Rabbit resistant
How fast should it grow?: Medium
When should it bloom?: Late spring
How's your soil?: Average Soil Fertile Soil
Sweet or Sour Soil?: Neutral Soil (pH = 7.0) Alkaline Soil (pH > 7.0)
What's your garden style?: Container/Patio Woodland/Shade Eclectic
Dazzling raspberry-pink flower clusters dance among the dark green, silver-spotted leaves in late spring. This variety is characterized by its fairly upright growing habit, profuse flowering abilities, and resistance to powdery mildew. It is one of the very best cultivars available.
Pulmonaria is an underused perennial that grows well in shady gardens. It is especially attractive when planted among hostas, ferns, and brunneras. Its flowers are among the most brilliantly colored blossoms of all perennials.