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Pulmonaria 'Erway Farm'

A Conservation Scheme Plant

Date Introduced
2019 (2003)

Introduced by
Scottish and Northern Borders Group

Reason for Inclusion
Originally listed in the Conservation Scheme asP.'Netta Statham' and thought to be the plant named for plantswoman Netta by her friend Margery Fish. That plant was described as having 'almost entirely silver leaves' whilst this plant has lightly spotted leaves. The nameP.'Erway Farm' (after Netta Staham's garden in Shropshire) was suggested by Margaret Stone, author of the HPS Pulmonaria booklet.

Verification
Margaret Stone

Brief description of plant
Herbaceous or semi-evergreen rhizomatous perennial.

Height x Spread
30cm x 30cm

Flowers
Terminal clusters of deep blue flowers with dark calyces.

Foliage
Rough, hairy pointed green leaf with pale spots.

Soil type
Any soil, but needs soil that doesn’t dry out in summer and has good winter drainage.

Aspect
Part shade

Pests and diseases
Generally no problems.

Cultivation
Remove old leaves after flowering to encourage new growth.

Propagation
Divide clumps in autumn or take root cuttings.


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