Pulmonaria Cotton Cool description:
Bright two coloured flowers in pink and blue in the spring.
Foliage is semi-evergreen and has silver mottled leaves.
Good for the front of a shady border or in a wooded area, or on a north facing wall.
A pollinator friendly plant including bees.
This is a butterfly friendly plant.
How easy is it to grow:
This is excellent for a wildlife area, border or rough area provided it’s not too dry and is undemanding in most soils, including heavy or clay soils.
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Common names: Lungwort Cotton Cool.
The best position in the garden:
Semi shade or shade.
Is it useful as a ground cover plant?
Yes, is good at filling a space in a shady border.
What type of soil:
Well drained soil, also tolerates acidic soil, or chalky soil. Okay in clay.
How much moisture:
Hardiness and, or, lifespan:
Care and maintenance:
When newly planted always keep it watered until the roots have grown down and it is able to find its own moisture.
Plants may get Powdery Mildew, especially if soil is too dry – cut off affected leaves.
Size of plant:
Height 35 cm.
Spread 40 cm.
Planting density – to calculate how many plants are required in a planting scheme:
Allow 5 plants per square metre.
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