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Pulmonaria ‘Dark Vader’

A fine, mildew-resistant plant with a super strong habit. Silver spotting and pink to dark blue flowers adorn this plant. This is one of Dan's favorites.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 4-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 10″ / 19″ / 11″
Exposure: Part Shade, Full Shade
Bloom Time(s): April, May

Common Name Lungwort
Family Boraginaceae
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How Different? It has very dark green leaves with good spotting, and no mildew problems.
Landscape Value Shade garden, mixed beds, under high branching shrubs, woodland.
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Persistence Deciduous
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 10" / 19" / 11"
Soil (Garden) Average
Water (Garden) Prefers average to moist soil.
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Comments This plant handles full sun in the Pacific Northwest. Think of this plant as a landscape plant. Plants wilt rapidly if the soil is too dry. Can be root pruned when grow too large for pot. Crown will re-root quickly. Pulmonaria prefer their roots cool.
Water (Greenhouse) Dry moderately between waterings.
EC 1.0 – 2.0
pH 5.6 – 6.8
Fertility Needs 150 – 200 ppm
Notes 8 week vernalization required for flowering, plant size. Transplant to 1-gallon pots late summer/early fall for full plants in late winter.
Finish Time to 4″ 5 – 7 weeks
Finish Time to Gallon
Day Length for Flowering Day Neutral
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