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Pulmonaria saccharata 'Leopard' (Lungwort 'Leopard')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.5m
Max height
0.6m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Pulmonaria saccharata 'Leopard'

Other names

Lungwort 'Leopard'

Genus

Pulmonaria Pulmonaria

Variety or Cultivar

'Leopard' _ 'Leopard' is a clump-forming, herbaceous perennial that has green, oval leaves with silvery spots. In spring it produces drooping clusters of funnel-shaped, coral pink flowers.


Pulmonaria saccharata 'Leopard' is: Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming, Rounded

Flower

Coral-pink in Spring

Foliage

Silvery-grey, Green, Spotted in Spring; Spotted, Silvery-grey, Green in Summer; Green, Spotted, Silvery-grey in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Powdery mildew Powdery mildew

General care

Pruning

Remove faded foliage after flowering.

Propagation methods

Division


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Where to grow

Pulmonaria saccharata 'Leopard' (Lungwort 'Leopard') will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 0.6m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

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

Cultivation

Plant in humus-rich, fertile, moist , but well-drained, soil in full or partial shade.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, 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 saccharata 'Leopard'

Other names

Lungwort 'Leopard'

Genus

Pulmonaria Pulmonaria

Variety or Cultivar

'Leopard' _ 'Leopard' is a clump-forming, herbaceous perennial that has green, oval leaves with silvery spots. In spring it produces drooping clusters of funnel-shaped, coral pink flowers.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming, Rounded


Colour

Flower

Coral-pink in Spring

Foliage

Silvery-grey, Green, Spotted in Spring; Spotted, Silvery-grey, Green in Summer; Green, Spotted, Silvery-grey in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Specific diseases

Powdery mildew

General care

Pruning

Remove faded foliage after flowering.

Propagation methods

Division


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Pulmonaria saccharata 'Leopard' (Lungwort 'Leopard') will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 0.6m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

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

Cultivation

Plant in humus-rich, fertile, moist , but well-drained, soil in full or partial shade.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, 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 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5, Zone 4, Zone 3

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