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Pulmonaria ‘Bubble Gum’


This plant is no longer for sale directly from TERRA NOVA® Nurseries. However, it may still be available through one of our Licensees or Retail Sources.


True pink has been elusive in the Lungwort world, most have a salmon or coral tone. 'Bubble Gum' fills this gap. Dense, upright flowering habit and silver spotted leaves develop into a compact, mounding form. Mildew resistant in the PNW.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 4-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 14″ / 12″ / 16″
Exposure: Part Shade, Full Shade
Bloom Time(s): April, May

SKU: PULBUBGUM Categories: ,
Common Name Lungwort
Family Boraginaceae
Genus Pulmonaria
species hybrid
Plant Type Perennial
US Patent # PP14086
EU Patent # --
Bloom Time April, May
Flower Color Pink, Red
Foliage Color Green, Silver
Dormancy Winter
Exposure Part Shade, Full Shade
Growth Habit Clumping
Growth Rate Fast
Hardiness Zone 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
How Different? It is an excellent pink flowered form and has no mildew problems.
Landscape Value Shade garden, mixed beds, under high branching shrubs, woodland.
Most Active Growing Season Spring, Winter
Persistence Deciduous
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 14" / 12" / 16"
Soil (Garden) Average
Water (Garden) Average water needs, needs summer irrigation.
Special Uses Deep South, Deer Resistant, Hummingbird Attractor, Winter Color
Comments 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.
Water (Greenhouse) Dry moderately between waterings.
EC 1.0 – 2.0
pH 5.6 – 6.8
Fertility Needs 150 – 200 ppm
Notes 8 week vernalization required for flowering, plant size. Transplant to 1-gallon pots late summer/early fall for full plants in late winter.
Finish Time to 4″ 5 – 7 weeks
Finish Time to Gallon
Day Length for Flowering Day Neutral
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