Pulmonaria 'Emerald Isles'Pulmonaria 'Emerald Isles'

Pulmonaria ‘Emerald Isles’

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This plant is no longer for sale directly from TERRA NOVA® Nurseries. However, it may still be available through one of our licensees. Please contact our sales department for more information at 800-215-9450.

This plant is like emerald isles floating in a sea of silver crowned with nice pink to blue flowers. The flower-spikes cluster so tightly as to obscure the foliage. Mildew resistant.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 4-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 11″ / 19″ / 12″
Exposure: Part Shade
Bloom Time(s): April, May

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SKU: PULEI Categories: ,
Common Name Lungwort
Family Boraginaceae
Genus Pulmonaria
species --
Plant Type Perennial
Persistence Deciduous
US Patent # PP12339
EU Patent # --
Hardiness Zone 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Growth Habit Clumping
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 11" / 19" / 12"
Finish Time Fast (4-6 Weeks)
Bloom Time April, May
Growth Rate Fast
Most Active Growing Season Spring, Winter
Flowering Season Spring, Winter
Flower Color Pink, Blue
Leaf Color Green, Silver
Soil Average
pH 5.6 - 6.8
Exposure Part Shade
Special Uses Deep South, Deer Resistant, Hummingbird Attractor, Winter Color
Nutritional Needs 150 - 200 ppm
Dormancy Winter
Water (Greenhouse) Dry moderately between waterings.
Water (Garden) Average
How Different? Emerald green foliage with silver markings, no mildew problems.
Landscape Value Shade garden, mixed beds, under high branching shrubs or woodland.
Finish Time to 4" 6 weeks
Comments Plants wilt rapidly from soil drying out when large and rooted out. Can be root pruned when grow too large for pot. Crown will re-root quickly. Pulmonaria prefer their roots cool.
Grower Notes 8 week vernalization required for flowering, plant size. Transplant to 1-gallon pots late summer/early fall for full plants in late winter.
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