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Pulmonaria ‘Silver Shimmers’

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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 Pulmonaria has large, and undulating silvered leaves on a low plant. Steel-blue flowers are some of the largest of any cultivar we carry. Mildew resistant.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 4-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 8″ / 18″ / 9″
Exposure: Part Shade, Full Shade
Bloom Time(s): April, May

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SKU: PULSILSHI Categories: ,
Common Name Lungwort
Family Boraginaceae
Genus Pulmonaria
species hybrid
Plant Type Perennial
Persistence Deciduous
US Patent # PP13290
EU Grant # --
Hardiness Zone 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Growth Habit Clumping
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 8" / 18" / 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 Blue
Leaf Color Green, White
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. Required to grow and flower.
Water (Greenhouse) Dry moderately between waterings.
Water (Garden) Prefers average to moist soil in the garden.
How Different? Very silver flat leaves, very large blue flowers, 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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