Pulmonaria 9-12" tall and eventually up to 2' wide.
Brighten up your shade garden with this bold-textured woodland perennial. Periwinkle-blue buds open to charming pink flowers, creating a striking effect with both colors appearing at once on the same plant. Large ovate slate-green leaves are dressed in vivid silver-white splotches. Presents a brilliant early season contrast to blooming daffodils and emerging hostas and ferns.
Plant 1-2' apart in moist soil and full to partial shade. Z3. (bare-root crowns)
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Herbaceous Perennial Plants
When you receive your order, open the bags and check the stock. Roots and crowns should be firm and pliable. If they are slightly dry, add a little water or, if they are going to be potted up soon, wet the roots. Generally, a little surface mold is harmless and will not affect the plant’s future performance. If you cannot pot them up immediately, store them in a cool (35–40°) location for a short time.
Do not plant bare-root perennial plant crowns directly outdoors.
Pot up the rootstock using well-drained potting mix in a deep 6" pot or a 1-gallon container. Avoid coiling the roots in under-sized containers. Grow newly potted perennials for a few weeks in a protected location in indirect light at 50–60°. Wet and/or cold conditions for an extended period may cause rotting. Transplant outside once they show some top growth and the danger of frost has passed.