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Pulmonaria ‘High Contrast’

Brilliantly contrasting foliage and one of the best track records of all of our Pulmonaria in the hot summers of the Midwest and South. Large pink flowers fade to blue over mildew-resistant foliage. Nice mounding habit. The wavy, spear shaped leaves are dark green, infused with melting silver.

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

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Common Name Lungwort
Family Boraginaceae
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Dormancy Winter
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How Different? It has a vigorous mounding habit, well marked leaves, large flower size, and no mildew problems.
Landscape Value Shade garden, mixed beds, under high branching shrubs or woodland.
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Persistence Deciduous
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 9" / 18" / 9"
Soil (Garden) Average
Water (Garden) Prefers average to moist Soil (Garden)
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Comments This is another Pulmonaria that can handle full sun in the Pacific Northwest. Plants wilt rapidly if the Soil (Garden) 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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