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Pulmonaria saccharata

Common Name(s):
Lungwort
Category:
Perennials
Comment:

Lungwort was used for treating lung ailments because the spotted leaves resemble the lung, thus the scientific and common name. It is beautiful in the shade garden, where its large, fuzzy rosette of leaves makes a soft ground cover. 'Mrs. Moon' has pink flowers and silver spotted foliage; 'Sissinghurst White' has white flowers.

Season:
Spring
Height:
9-18 in.
Flower Color:
Pink turning blue, white
Hardiness:
USDA Hardiness Zone 3-8
Propagation:
Division in fall, seed sown early spring
Exposure:
Full to partial shade
Soil:
Cool, moist soil high in organic matter
Regions:
Mountains, Piedmont, Coastal Plain
Origin:
Europe
Tags:
blue, white, light shade, shade, perennial, spring

NCCES plant id: 770

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