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Pulmonaria ‘Silver Shimmers’

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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.

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.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 4-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 8″ / 18″ / 9″
Exposure: Part Shade, Full Shade
Bloom Time(s): April, May

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SKU: PULSILSHI Categories: ,
Common Name Lungwort
Family Boraginaceae
Genus Pulmonaria
species hybrid
Plant Type Perennial
US Patent # PP13290
EU Grant # --
Bloom Time April, May
Flower Color Blue
Foliage Color Green, White
Dormancy Winter. Required to grow and flower.
Exposure Part Shade
Growth Habit Clumping
Growth Rate Fast
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
Persistence Deciduous
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 8" / 18" / 9"
Soil (Garden) Average
Water (Garden) Prefers average to moist Soil (Garden) in the garden.
Special Uses Deep South, Deer Resistant, Hummingbird Attractor, Winter Color
Comments Plants wilt rapidly from Soil (Garden) 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.
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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