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Pulmonaria ‘Excalibur’

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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.

Shiny silver leaves edged in dark green give rise to spring masses of purplish-blue flowers held tightly against the foliage in spring. Extremely mildew resistant. A great shade & woodland garden plant with a proven track record.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 4-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 9″ / 20″ / 9″
Exposure: Part Shade
Bloom Time(s): April, May

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SKU: PULEXC Categories: ,
Common Name Lungwort
Family Boraginaceae
Genus Pulmonaria
species hybrid
Plant Type Perennial
Persistence Deciduous
US Patent # --
EU Patent # --
Hardiness Zone 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Growth Habit Clumping
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 9" / 20" / 9"
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 Purple, 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) Prefers average to moist soil in the garden.
How Different? It has shiny silver leaves edged in dark green and 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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