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Pulmonaria longifolia - 'Bertrum Anderson'

Pulmonaria longifolia - 'Bertrum Anderson'
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Type Herbaceous flower, Deciduous, Ground cover, Flowering
Form Low Growing or Spreading Plant, Architectural Form
Size Low Border / Edging / Ground Cover Plant (up to 50cm height)
Colours Dark blue Flowers (Summer early), Variegated green-silver Foliage
Care Low/Easy Maintenance - Tough Plant
Hardiness Frost hardy
Growth Slow Growing Plant
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Pulmonaria longifolia - Cultivation Notes

Preferring a fertile humus rich soil - best plant with lots of compost. Lungwort is a natural woodland floor plant, requires partial to full shade so avoid planting in very sunny dry areas. Good for under planting around trees and shrubs.

Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Pulmonaria longifolia:

  • All round tough plant suitable for problem areas
  • Suitable for container growing
  • Architectural plant – ideal as a ‘stand out’ plant
  • Tolerates heavy clay soils
  • Suitable for planting in full shade

Weaknesses of Pulmonaria longifolia

  • Will not tolerate exposed, cold or hot and sunny locations

Design & Plant Use for Pulmonaria longifolia:

  • Summer flowering herbaceous plant suitable for border planting

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View other ground cover plants with dark blue flowers, or ground cover plants with variegated green-silver foliage

Common Missspellings: Pullminaria, Pulmineria, Pullmonaria

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