Long-leafed Lungwort
Pulmonaria longifolia subsp. cevennensis

Family: Boraginaceae
Genus: Pulmonaria (pul-muh-NARE-ee-ah) (Info)
Species: longifolia subsp. cevennensis

Category:

Perennials

Foliage Color:

Silver/Gray

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

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

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 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:

Partial to Full Shade

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Pink

Blue-Violet

Bloom Time:

Late Winter/Early Spring

Mid Spring

Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Herbaceous

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

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

Seed does not store well; sow as soon as possible

Regional

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

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Alameda, California

Parker, Colorado

Bridgewater, Massachusetts

Athens, Ohio

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Mar 24, 2009, SunnyBorders from Aurora, ON (Zone 5a) wrote:

Excellent lungbane. Have 12 Pulmonaria cultivars or selections. Find this is relatively vigorous, but is still clump forming and well behaved. Is certainly among the most powdery mildew resistant of my lungbanes.
See also CABI abstract: Screening for powdery mildew resistance in Pulmonaria - Only five of 25 tested diverse Pulmonaria species and cultivars exhibited high levels of resistance: cevennensis was one of them.