Pulmonaria angustifolia | Blue Lungwort | Blue Cowslip

Pulmonaria angustifolia | Blue Lungwort | Blue Cowslip

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perfect for pollinators
This lovely Pulmonaria, sometimes called Blue Cowslip, (which is much prettier than its other common name of Lungwort!) is one of the earliest plants to bloom in our garden. In early spring it brings a lovely splash of bright colour to go with all the pretty bulbs and woodland flowers such as Hellebores, Daffodils, Snowdrops, etc. Trumpet shaped, bright pink blooms turn
to cobalt blue as they age. They are in fact a first cousin to the forget-me-not!

The name pulmonaria arose from the foliage, which is green with white spots, resembling a diseased lung ... hence the common name. Herbalists have long thought that when a plant resembles a particular body part, it must have medicinal properties to cure that particular part of the body. There is a continued use of pulmonaria to treat many respiratory ailments.

Pulmonaria are perennials that grow to 25 cm tall and 60 cm wide. In warmer areas they are evergreen, just need a little tidying up before the bloom in early spring. But in cooler areas they die right back in late autumn and push out new leaves and flowers together in the spring, keeping the foligae until the autumn. such and interesting plant, and that blue!!!

Pot size: PB2 (equivalent 1.2 Litre)

We have updated our shipping rates:
Depending on the number of plants you are ordering the cost of freight will vary as indicated by the shipping rates below.
  • Auckland City | $12 minimum
  • Middle North Island | $15 minimum
  • Rest of North Island | $16 minimum
  • South Island | $25 minimum
Please note... Shipping to South Island is applied as Economy by default. If you wish to upgrade your order to overnight courier, please add this to the note section of your order or get in touch with us and we will contact you with the price difference and await your confirmation.
If your order exceeds shipping rates (Shipping rates are calculated to 24kg maximum = approx. 24 x 1 Litre sized plants), please contact us for assistance at hello@puririlaneaddenbrooke.co.nz to organize shipping arrangements.
    For smaller items such as moon calendars, books, cards, stationery and other items can be sent for a lesser rate which will be automatically applied, which you will see at checkout.

    Upon checking out, the freight charged is applied based on weight and your location, including rural destinations.

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    • Our freight is calculated by weight and volume.  For plant orders, you may wish to order the maximum number of plants that will fit in a box to make freight more cost-effective or perhaps share an order with a friend
    • Plant orders will only be dispatched on Monday's and Tuesday's this will ensure that your order is not held in a depot over the weekend
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