AWARD

PULMONARIA 'Blue Ensign'

Commonly known as Lungwort

Dark green leaves and pretty violet blue flowers in spring
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
  • Blue
    Violet blue
  • Height
    30cm (12in)
  • Spread
    45cm (18in)
  • Bulb/Corm or rhizomatous perennial
    Clump-forming rhizomatous perennial with ovate, unspotted leaves to 25cm (10in) long. Bright blue flowers fade to purple with age
  • Herbaceous
    Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
  • Hardy - very cold winter
    Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full shade
  • Partial shade

PULMONARIA 'Blue Ensign'

 
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Wildlife plant - bees. Remove old leaves after flowering to allow new 'summer' leaves to develop
    Pests & Diseases
    Slugs, snails on new growth. Powdery mildew in dry conditions.
    Place of origin
    Europe, Asia
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Seasonal Interest
    Spring
    Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Humus-rich
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
    Rabbit Resistant
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30cm (12in)
bulb/corm - guide for size not form Hand Trowel
  45cm (18in)
 

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