|US Patent #||PP13290|
|EU Grant #||--|
|Bloom Time||April, May|
|Foliage Color||Green, White|
|Dormancy||Winter. Required to grow and flower.|
|Hardiness Zone||4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9|
|How Different?||Very silver flat leaves, very large blue flowers, no mildew problems.|
|Landscape Value||Shade garden, mixed beds, under high branching shrubs or woodland.|
|Most Active Growing Season||Spring, Winter|
|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||8" / 18" / 9"|
|Water (Garden)||Prefers average to moist soil in the garden.|
|Special Uses||Deep South, Deer Resistant, Hummingbird Attractor, Winter Color|
|Comments||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.|
Pulmonaria ‘Silver Shimmers’
This Pulmonaria has large, and undulating silvered leaves on a low plant. Steel-blue flowers are some of the largest of any cultivar we carry. Mildew resistant.
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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.
USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 4-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 8″ / 18″ / 9″
Exposure: Part Shade, Full Shade
Bloom Time(s): April, May
|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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