Jerusalem Cowslip

Pulmonaria officinalis

Jerusalem Cowslip - Pulmonaria officinalis

Common Name: Jerusalem Cowslip
Genus: Pulmonaria
Species: officinalis

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: Suitable for ground cover, Has interesting foliage

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 0.25 m (25 cm)
Sun/Shade: Partial shade or Deep shadeSpread: 0.45 m (45 cm)

Foliage Type: EvergreenFlower Colour: Blue, Purple, Pink
Foliage Colour: VariegatedFlowering Period: April & May

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

Evergreen perennial with soft, hairy bright green leaves spotted with white. During Spring produces pink flowers that change colour over time, finishing blue.

Similar Plants:

White Lungwort - Pulmonaria officinalis 'Sissinghurst White'

White Lungwort
Pulmonaria officinalis 'Sissinghurst White'



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