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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
lungwort 'Blue Ensign'
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
'Blue Ensign' is a strong-growing deciduous perennial to 30cm tall, with broad, dark green leaves and compact clusters of large, violet-blue flowers 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
SoilClay, Chalk, 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
City & Courtyard Gardens Coastal Cottage & Informal Garden Wildlife Gardens
Pruning Remove old leaves after flowering
Pests Generally pest free
May be subject to powdery mildews in dry conditions
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lungwort 'Blue Ensign'
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