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Pulmonaria ‘Silver Shimmers’

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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Common Name Lungwort
Family Boraginaceae
species hybrid
Plant Type
Persistence Deciduous
US Patent # PP13290
EU Grant # --
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Size (HT/W/FL HT) 8" / 18" / 9"
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Soil Average
pH 5.6 - 6.8
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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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