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Pulmonaria saccharata - 'Diana Clare' (Lungwort)

Type Herbaceous flower, Deciduous, Ground cover, Flowering
Form Ground-Hugging Rounded Clump
Size Low Border / Edging / Ground Cover Plant (up to 50cm height)
Colours Dark pink Flowers (Summer early), Variegated green-silver Foliage
Care Some Maintenance Required
Hardiness Very hardy
Growth Medium Growing Plant
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Pulmonaria saccharata - 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 saccharata:

  • Suitable for planting in full shade

Weaknesses of Pulmonaria saccharata

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

Design & Plant Use for Pulmonaria saccharata:

  • Summer flowering herbaceous plant suitable for border planting
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