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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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Other common names
common lungwort Jerusalem sage
Adam and Eve Bedlam cowslip beggar's basket bugloss cowslip Jerusalem cowslip lady's cowslip lady's milk Mary's honeysuckle Mary's tears sage of Bethlehem soldiers and sailors spotted dog Virgin Mary's honeysuckle
Pulmonaria officinalis subsp. maculosa
Pulmonaria can be herbaceous or semi-evergreen rhizomatous perennials with terminal clusters of funnel-shaped flowers in late winter or early spring, and often strikingly patterned leaves developing in summer
P. officinalis is a semi-evergreen perennial to 30cm tall, with broad leaves spotted freely with greenish-white, and clusters of flowers opening pink and soon changing to blue, in spring
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect North-facing or West-facing or East-facing
MoistureMoist but well-drained
SoilChalk, Clay, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow in humus-rich, fertile, moist but not waterlogged soil in full or partial shade
Propagate by division after flowering or in autumn
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Banks and Slopes Flower borders and beds Ground Cover
Coastal Cottage & Informal Garden Wildlife Gardens City & Courtyard Gardens
Pruning Remove old leaves after flowering
Pests Generally pest free
May be subject to powdery mildews in dry conditions
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