Also known as
Jerusalem Cowslip, Soldiers And Sailors, Spotted Dog, Common Lungwort, Jerusalem Sage, Adam And Eve, Bedlam Cowslip, Beggar's Basket, Bugloss Cowslip, Lady's Cowslip, Lady's Milk, Mary's Honeysuckle, Mary's Tears, Sage Of Bethlehem, Joseph-And-Mary, Mary-Spilt-The-Milk, Bloody-Butcher, Boys-And-Girls, Hundreds-And-Thousands
Pulmonaria officinalis Gevlekt longkruid by Onderwijsgek (CC BY-SA 2.5 nl)
5 years to reach maturity
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Pulmonaria officinalis is an evergreen perennial that is widely grown as an ornamental garden plant for the attractive spotted leaves and pretty pink-purple flowers. Commonly known by the names Lungwort, Jerusalem Cowslip and Spotted Dog, amongst many others. It produces heavily white-spotted 10 to 15cm long leaves. The flowers are borne stems about 30cm tall.
Common problems with Lungwort
How to propagate Lungwort
Propagation is from seed, cuttings.
Other uses of Lungwort
Ground cover, under shrubs