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Scientific name: Pulmonaria saccharata        pul-mo-na-ri-a   sak-a-ra-ta

Common name: Lungwort; Bethlehem Sage

Design Characteristics

Height  6-18"
Spread  12-18"
Form  upright
 spreading clump
Texture  medium
Flower color  blue/purple
 pink fading to blue
Leaf color  varies
 green-spotted
Time of bloom  March-May

Horticultural Characteristics

Light
requirement
 part to full sun
Soil
requirement
 adequate moisture in spring
 humus
Propagation
method
 divide into clumps
USDA Hardiness Zone   3-8

Miscellaneous

Peculiarities/Problems   
Uses  wooded areas
Comments  variable leaf size, shape, and coloring (spots)