Pulmonaria saccharata 'Mrs. Moon'

Mrs. Moon Lungwort

Categories: Herbaceous Perennial

A tried and true variety, 'Mrs. Moon' has been delighting gardeners for years with its attractively mounded, silver spotted foliage. In late spring, magenta-pink buds open to bright blue bell-shaped flowers.


Pulmonaria is an underused perennial that grows well in shady gardens. It is especially attractive when planted among hostas, ferns, and brunneras. Its flowers are among the most brilliantly colored blossoms of all perennials.


Height:

10-12 in

Spread:

15-25 in

Spacing:

12-24 in

Hardiness Zone:

4-9

Pulmonaria saccharata 'Mrs. Moon' Characteristics

Attributes

  • Edging
  • Ground Cover
  • Mass Plant
  • Drought Tolerant

Critter Resistance

  • Deer Resistant
  • Rabbit Resistant

Exposure

  • Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade
  • Shade Tolerant
  • Part Sun/Part Shade

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Medium

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Early Spring

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • All Season

Soil Moisture Needs

  • Average
  • Moist

Bloom Time

  • Early season

Flower Color

  • Blue
  • Rose

Habit

  • Clumping
  • Mounding