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PlantFiles: Lungwort
Pulmonaria dacica

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Family: Boraginaceae
Genus: Pulmonaria (pul-muh-NARE-ee-ah) (Info)
Species: dacica (DAY-she-ka) (Info)

Synonym:Pulmonaria rubra var. dacica
Synonym:Pulmonaria mollissima

Category:
Alpines and Rock Gardens
Perennials

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:
Light Shade
Partial to Full Shade

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Pink
Magenta (Pink-Purple)
Blue-Violet
Violet/Lavender

Bloom Time:
Late Winter/Early Spring
Mid Spring

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Herbaceous
Silver/Gray
Velvet/Fuzzy-Textured

Other details:
Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball

Seed Collecting:
Bag seedheads to capture ripening seed
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

No details have been posted.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Grove City, Ohio



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