Pulmonaria 'Sissinghurst White'
Dainty white spires set above green leaves spotted in silver white and these creep up the stems to flower height - making this an early spring delicacy
- Position: full or partial shade
- Soil: humus-rich, moist, well-drained soil
- Rate of growth: average
- Flowering period: March to April
- Flower colour: white
- Other features: white-spotted leaves
- Hardiness: fully hardy
Delicate, pure-white, funnel-shaped flowers in early spring and white-spotted, bright-green leaves. This dainty pulmonaria is perfect for shady areas. One of the first to flower, it looks lovely alongside dwarf narcissus. Best in a soil that remains moist over summer, since mildew can take hold if the roots dry out.
- Garden care: Lift and divide large clumps every three to five years after flowering or in autumn. Cut back plants affected by mildew to the ground, water and feed - the plant will regenerate and produce new leaves later in the year.
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Q:I would like to plant different varieties of pulmonaria in my small garden. Is there a danger that they could be altered by cross pollination?Asked on 10/4/2013 by Nellyfant from Guildford
Pulmonarias do cross pollinate, so yes, they could do this in your garden. Sorry but I don't know of any Pulmonaria varieties that don't.
Hope this helpsAnswered on 10/7/2013 by Anonymous from Crocus
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