Pulmonaria 'Silver Scimitar'Pulmonaria 'Silver Scimitar'

Pulmonaria ‘Silver Scimitar’

Large arching silver green foliage with wavy edged strap like foliage. Full landscape sized plant, vigorous and fast, 'Silver Scimitar' has a stately presence. Emerges each spring in a tight mound covered in bicolor pink and purple flowers, an early season hummingbird favorite. Performs well in both shade and full sun, perfect for borders and edges.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 4-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 8″ / 22″ / 9″
Exposure: Part Shade, Full Shade
Bloom Time(s): April, May

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Common Name Lungwort
Family Boraginaceae
Genus Pulmonaria
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Plant Type Perennial
US Patent # PPAF
EU Grant # PBRAF
Bloom Time April, May
Flower Color Pink, Purple
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? Exceptionally large and vigorous.
Landscape Value Shade garden, mixed beds, under high branching shrubs or woodland.
Most Active Growing Season Spring
Persistence Deciduous
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 8" / 22" / 9"
Soil (Garden) Average
Water (Garden) Prefers average to moist soil.
Special Uses Deep South, Deer Resistant, Hummingbird Attractor, Winter Color
Comments Very easy to grow and multiplies rapidly. 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″ 6 weeks
Finish Time to Gallon
Day Length for Flowering Day Neutral
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