Pulmonaria cevennensisPulmonaria cevennensis

Pulmonaria cevennensis

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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 or Retail Sources.

This superb landscape Pulmonaria has the best of both worlds. long, silver, spear-shaped 26″ leaves are highly mildew resistant and provide the perfect backdrop for an extended floral show. Midnight blue flowers are wider than the typical longifolia species. The PPA gave this subspecies from the Cevennes (a region in France) the highest mildew resistance rating in their trials. Very vigorous.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 4-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 18″ / 24″ / 12″
Exposure: Part Shade
Bloom Time(s): April, May

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SKU: PULCEV Categories: ,
Common Name Lungwort
Family Boraginaceae
Genus Pulmonaria
species longifolia ssp.
Plant Type Perennial
US Patent # --
EU Patent # --
Bloom Time April, May
Flower Color Blue
Foliage Color Green, Silver
Dormancy Winter
Exposure Part Shade
Growth Habit Clumping
Growth Rate Fast
Hardiness Zone 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
How Different? Long strap shaped leaves, well silvered, small blue flowers, no mildew problems.
Landscape Value Shade garden, mixed beds, under high branching shrubs or woodland.
Most Active Growing Season Spring, Winter
Persistence Deciduous
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 18" / 24" / 12"
Soil (Garden) Average
Water (Garden) Prefers average to moist Soil (Garden) in the garden.
Special Uses Deep South, Deer Resistant, Hummingbird Attractor, Winter Color
Comments Grows well in containers. Plants wilt rapidly from Soil (Garden) 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.
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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