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Pulmonaria Shrimps on the Barbie

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$16.95 ea. (3+ discount) $16.50 ea.

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Plant Code: PUSB

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This petite powerhouse reliably blooms in early spring and quickly forms an attractive groundcover. Deep shrimp-pink flowers cluster just above the silver polka-dotted foliage. Stunning meandering along a shady path.

The flowers of Pulmonaria are pretty, but it is also prized for wonderfully patterned foliage. Foliage remains attractive all season. Mounding habit will spread to make a beautiful display. Pulmonaria Shrimps on the Barbie will tolerate morning sun but needs afternoon shade to avoid leaf scorching.

Details

Type: Perennials
Height: Short 10"
Spacing: Plant 24" apart
Bloom Time: Mid-Spring to Late Spring
Sun-Shade: Mostly Sunny to Full Shade
Zones: 4-9   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Clay
Flower: Pink
Accent: Pink
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

  • Beneficial for Pollinators
  • Deer Resistant
  • Edgers
  • Groundcovers
  • OK in Containers
  • Shade Tolerant

Pulmonaria General Information

Pulmonaria are fabulous shade plants with semi-evergreen foliage which remains attractive as long as they are provided with adequate moisture throughout the summer. Works well under deciduous trees and along woodland pathways. Excellent with bulbs.

Pulmonaria Plant Care

Prefers compost rich well-drained soil. Pulmonaria may become dormant in extended dry spells. Perform early spring cleanup before flowering begins. Can be divided every 4 - 6 years right after flowering or in early autumn. Can shear tired foliage in midsummer for a flush of new growth.