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lungwort

Herbal medicine
A flowering plant that contains allantoin, mineral salts, mucilage, saponin, silica and tannin; it is astringent and expectorant, and has been used to treat lung disease, haemorrhoids and wounds.

lungwort (lungˑ·wrt),

n Latin name:
Pulmonaria officinalis; part used: leaves; disorders, diarrhea, menstrual conditions; precautions: pregnancy, lactation, children, anticoagulant medications. Also called
dage of Jerusalem, Jerusalem cowslip, Jerusalem sage, lung moss, lungs of oak, or
spotted comfrey.
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Lobaria pulmonaria has the highest diversity of colonized substrates.
Insect-friendly plants include hebe, sedum, yarrow, heather, foxglove, buddleja, allium, scabious, pulmonaria and flowering cherry.
I was impressed by her work and her use of such plants as Pulmonaria Sissinghurst White, Alchemilla mollis and Peony Buckeye Belle.
Gardeners can help bees that do start emerging earlier by providing the right flowers such as crocus, grape hyacinth (muscari) and winter aconite (Eranthis hyemalis), as well as pulmonaria, Clematis cirrhosa, Erica carnea and spring-flowering mahonias.
Pulmonaria 'Opal' isn't strictly new but they've cleaned it up and re-introduced it.
If you prefer sky blue flowers, try 'Blauhimmel', which is another fine upstanding pulmonaria.
So while I'm weeding all sorts of blue flowers suggest themselves - Anchusa azurea, with bold spires of ultramarine flowers, Pulmonaria 'Blue Ensign', which loves the heavy soil here, and towards the edge Veronica 'Georgia Blue'.
So while I'm weeding all sorts of blue owers suggest themselves - Anchusa azurea, with bold spires of ultramarine owers, Pulmonaria 'Blue Ensign', which loves the heavy soil here, and towards the edge Veronica 'Georgia Blue'.
OFFER OF THE WEEK - BUY 3 PULMONARIA COLLECTION FOR PS4.
Other attractive early flowering plants include hellebores and pulmonaria.