Bertram Anderson Lungwort

Pulmonaria longifolia 'Bertram Anderson'

Useful and attractive ground cover under shrubs and along shaded paths. Beautiful trumpet-shaped flowers are displayed above spotted foliage. Evergreen in warm zones, herbaceous elsewhere.
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Full shade

Once established, drought tolerant but requires regular moisture for best performance.

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Botanical Pronunciationpul-muh-NARE-ee-ah lon-jee-FOH-lee-uh
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing to 6-12 in. tall, by 12-24 in wide; 12 in. tall in flower.
Bloom TimeSpring
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorViolet-blue
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleRustic
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseMass Planting, Very Wet Areas
Light NeedsFull shade
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureShade Loving, Tolerates Wet Soils, Waterwise
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsOnce established, drought tolerant but requires regular moisture for best performance.

Thrives in enriched, moisture retentive soil. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Avoid harsh sun. For a neat appearance, cut back old foliage before new leaves emerge.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-8

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