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Pulmonaria 'Cotton Cool' (Lungwort 'Cotton Cool')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.3m
Max height
0.4m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Pulmonaria 'Cotton Cool'

Other names

Lungwort 'Cotton Cool'

Genus

Pulmonaria Pulmonaria

Variety or Cultivar

'Cotton Cool' _ 'Cotton Cool' is a compact, semi-evergreen perennial forming a wide mound of ovate, silvery, grey-green leaves and, in spring, clusters of bell-shaped, pink flowers turning blue with age.


Pulmonaria 'Cotton Cool' is: Semi evergreen

Habit

Cushion or Mound Forming, Compact

Flower

Blue, Pink in Spring

Foliage

Silvery-grey, Grey-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Powdery mildew Powdery mildew

General care

Pruning

Remove faded foliage after flowering.

Propagation

Divide in autumn or immediately after flowering.

Propagation methods

Division


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Where to grow

Pulmonaria 'Cotton Cool' (Lungwort 'Cotton Cool') will reach a height of 0.3m and a spread of 0.4m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Ground Cover, Underplanting, Wildlife, Woodland

Cultivation

Plant in humus-rich, fertile, moist but not saturated soil in full or partial shade.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Shade

Aspect

North, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Pulmonaria 'Cotton Cool'

Other names

Lungwort 'Cotton Cool'

Genus

Pulmonaria Pulmonaria

Variety or Cultivar

'Cotton Cool' _ 'Cotton Cool' is a compact, semi-evergreen perennial forming a wide mound of ovate, silvery, grey-green leaves and, in spring, clusters of bell-shaped, pink flowers turning blue with age.

Foliage

Semi evergreen

Habit

Cushion or Mound Forming, Compact


Colour

Flower

Blue, Pink in Spring

Foliage

Silvery-grey, Grey-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific diseases

Powdery mildew

General care

Pruning

Remove faded foliage after flowering.

Propagation

Divide in autumn or immediately after flowering.

Propagation methods

Division


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Pulmonaria 'Cotton Cool' (Lungwort 'Cotton Cool') will reach a height of 0.3m and a spread of 0.4m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Ground Cover, Underplanting, Wildlife, Woodland

Cultivation

Plant in humus-rich, fertile, moist but not saturated soil in full or partial shade.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Shade

Aspect

North, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6

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