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Pulmonaria ‘Dark Vader’

A fine, mildew-resistant plant with a super strong habit. Silver spotting and pink to dark blue flowers adorn this plant. This is one of Dan’s favorites.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 4-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 10″ / 19″ / 11″
Exposure: Part Shade, Full Shade
Bloom Time(s): April, May

Common Name Lungwort
Family Boraginaceae
species hybrid
Plant Type
Persistence Deciduous
US Patent # PP12333
EU Grant # --
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Size (HT/W/FL HT) 10" / 19" / 11"
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pH 5.6 - 6.8
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Nutritional Needs 150 - 200 ppm
Dormancy Winter
Water (Greenhouse) Dry moderately between waterings.
Water (Garden) Prefers average to moist soil.
How Different? It has very dark green leaves with good spotting, and no mildew problems.
Landscape Value Shade garden, mixed beds, under high branching shrubs, woodland.
Finish Time to 4" 6 weeks
Comments This plant handles full sun in the Pacific Northwest. Think of this plant as a landscape plant. 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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