Fabulous foliage – Part III


The paint splashed leaves of Pulmonaria are the perfect foil to the tiny blue/pink flowers that appear in late winter to early spring. Then, after flowering, the foliage comes into its own, brightening up a shady corner in a woodland border.

Leaves are prone to mould, but just shear them off and they’ll bounce back, full of vigour.

Author: Mike the Gardener

Freelance gardening writer, consultant and designer. Mike Palmer is a passionate and professional plantsman, offering services in garden writing, consultancy and garden design. Mike is also available for garden and plant related talks and presentations. Mike has been a professional horticulturalist for over fifteen years.

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