White Lungwort

Pulmonaria officinalis 'Sissinghurst White'

White Lungwort - Pulmonaria officinalis 'Sissinghurst White'

Common Name: White Lungwort
Genus: Pulmonaria
Species: officinalis
Cultivar: 'Sissinghurst White'

The Latin translation of Pulmonaria refers to the lungs and how one particular species in this Genus was considered as a cure for diseases of the lungs.

Category: Perennials
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Has interesting foliage

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 0.30 m (30 cm)
Sun/Shade: Partial shade or Deep shadeSpread: 0.45 m (45 cm)

Foliage Type: EvergreenFlower Colour: Pink, White
Foliage Colour: Green, VariegatedFlowering Period: April & May

Soil Type: Normal/Loam
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained

This evergreen perennial has hairy mid-green leaves that are covered in white blotches. The light pink flower buds open to reveal pure white flowers during Spring.

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