Pulmonaria Samourai has long, narrow leaves that are heavily spotted as they mature to completely silvered sword blades. Deep cobalt blue flowers in the spring. Positively luminous foliage for a shady spot. Pulmonaria leaves are attractive all season. Mounding habit will spread to make a beautiful foliage display.
Pulmonaria are fabulous shade plants with semi-evergreen foliage which remains attractive as long as they are provided with adequate moisture throughout the summer. Mounding habit will spread out to make a beautiful foliage display without being aggressive. Works well under deciduous trees and along woodland pathways. Excellent with bulbs.
Prefers compost rich well drained soil. Pulmonaria may become dormant in extended dry spells. Early spring cleanup before flowering begins. Can be divided every 4 - 6 years right after flowering in late summer or early autumn. Can shear tired foliage in midsummer for a flush of new growth.