Pulmonaria 'Moonshine'Pulmonaria 'Moonshine'

Pulmonaria ‘Moonshine’

Our flashiest Pulmonaria with great garden vigor, compact growth habit, and mildew-resistance. Shimmering silver-white leaves are rounded with a thin edge of darkest green. Heat and humidity tolerance make it a good choice for the South. One of the favorites of the entire TERRA NOVA® breeding team! Small, pale, blue-white flowers.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 4-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 15″ / 20″ / 10″
Exposure: Part Shade, Full Shade
Bloom Time(s):

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Common Name Lungwort
Family Begoniaceae
Genus
species hybrid
Plant Type
Persistence Deciduous
US Patent # PP13686
EU Grant # --
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Size (HT/W/FL HT) 15" / 20" / 10"
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Soil Average
pH 5.6 - 6.8
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Nutritional Needs 150 - 200 ppm
Dormancy Dormant in winter.
Water (Greenhouse) Dry moderately between waterings.
Water (Garden) Prefers average to moist soil.
How Different? It is an exceptional clone for both habit and leaf form and color, and no mildew problems.
Landscape Value Shade garden, mixed beds, under high branching shrubs or woodland.
Finish Time to 4" 6 weeks
Comments This variety can also take a lot of sun in the Pacific Northwest. Plants wilt rapidly if the soil is too dry. 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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