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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 and Neckera pennata, recorded each in one stand in the present study, are dependent on habitat connectivity (Snall et al.
In one bed are coral–flowered Pulmonaria saccharata with strongly spotted foliage, bold clumps of Ophiopogon planiscapus 'Nigrescens' and a series of apricot–pink hellebores.
Other attractive early flowering plants include hellebores and pulmonaria.
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 (Lungwort) These pretty perennials are most at home in the woodland garden, sharing the shade happily with wood anemones, hellebores and bluebells.
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.
my favourite The winter blues you won't want to banish PULMONARIA angustifolia is a native of the British Isles and is still found in a few sites, particularly alkaline downs.
my favourite PULMONARIA angustifolia is a native of the British Isles and is still found in a few sites, particularly alkaline downs.
In one bed, there are coral-flowered Pulmonaria saccharata with strongly spotted foliage, bold meandering clumps of Ophiopogon planiscapus 'Nigrescens' and a series of apricot-pink hellebores.