Pulmonaria ‘Blue Ensign’ has plenty of pretty, violet blue flowers. It is the darkest blue of the all the Pulmonarias and blooms open for months over the mid to dark green foliage.
Pulmonaria ‘Blue Ensign’ is a good, low growing border pant or ground cover. The more time the plants have had to establish, the earlier the flowers will open and the longer they will last.
Pulmonaria ‘Blue Ensign’ grows best in bright light or morning sun where the foliage will gradually form a nice, thick mat that no weed would dare grow through.
Pulmonaria is a woodland plant that appreciates humus rich, moist, well drained soil. In mild climates Pulmonaria ‘Blue Ensign’ will remain evergreen, in cool climates, the foliage tends to go brown and black as winter sets in, and can be easily removed to keep the plant tidy. The new leaves will grow through in no time.
Pulmonaria are commonly known by many names, including Lungwort, Joseph and Mary, Soldiers and Sailors and Jerusalem Cowslip.
Pulmonaria x angustifolia
Late Winter to Early Summer
Cool to Mediterranean
Unavailable in WA
Full Sun to Semi Shade