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Pulmonaria ‘Milky Way’

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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. Please contact our sales department for more information at 800-215-9450.

This plant offers the stellar combination of lance-shaped, heavily spotted leaves and pink-wine blooms that fade to blue. Strong spotted leaves are of mildew resistant P. 'Margery Fish' heritage. Tony Avent of Plant Delights Nursery feels it's the best form for the south.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 4-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 12″ / 17″ / 15″
Exposure: Part Shade
Bloom Time(s): April, May

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SKU: PULMILWAY Categories: ,
Common Name Lungwort
Family Boraginaceae
Genus Pulmonaria
species hybrid
Plant Type Perennial
Persistence Deciduous
US Patent # --
EU Patent # --
Hardiness Zone 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Growth Habit Clumping
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 12" / 17" / 15"
Finish Time Fast (4-6 Weeks)
Bloom Time April, May
Growth Rate Fast
Most Active Growing Season Spring, Winter
Flowering Season Spring, Winter
Flower Color Blue, Pink
Leaf Color Green, Silver
Soil Average
pH 5.6 - 6.8
Exposure Part Shade
Special Uses Deep South, Deer Resistant, Hummingbird Attractor, Winter Color
Nutritional Needs 150 - 200 ppm
Dormancy Winter
Water (Greenhouse) Dry moderately between waterings.
Water (Garden) Prefers average to moist soil in the garden.
How Different? Nicely spotted form, mildew resistant.
Landscape Value Shade garden, mixed beds, under high branching shrubs or woodland.
Finish Time to 4" 6 weeks
Comments An impressive plant for it's size alone. 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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