PlantsPulmonaria→Bethlehem Sage (Pulmonaria 'Spilled Milk')

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial Shade to Full Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Plant Height: 6 to 9"
Plant Spread: 9 to 18"
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Other: Mature to blue from pink buds.
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Uses: Groundcover
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Powdery Mildew
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Other: Division after flowering or in Fall.

Winter damaged leaves removed. Much bigger.

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Location: z5 MA, my gardenDate: 2010-04-06Winter damaged leaves removed. Much bigger.
By eclayne
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Posted by eclayne (Pioneer Valley south, MA, USA - Zone 6a) on Dec 7, 2011 5:03 PM

Not only a wonderful display of flowers in the Spring but one of the best for foliage I have. Don't let the soil dry out or the plant will suffer. After nearly loosing this one from lack of water in 2010, it's made a nice comeback after division this Spring. Semi-evergreen here, I cut back the winter damaged leaves in the spring. Most sources say to do so after bloom.

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