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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.
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Lungworts (Pulmonaria sp.) have interesting large, green leaves with silvery, white spots.
This unspoilt woodland is covered with lichens, liverworts and lungworts, as the expert, Ray Wood, explains.
The trees, rocks and banks of this unspoilt woodland are covered with lichens, liverworts and lungworts.
Pulmonarias, or lungworts, are excellent garden plants and, as well as essential provisions for bees, they also give gardeners hope and anticipation of the year to come.
Pulmonarias, or lungworts, are excellent garden plants and as well as giving essential provisions for bees, they also fill gardeners with hope and anticipation of the year to come.
Pulmonarias, or lungworts, sometimes seed themselves, but there is no knowing how these seedlings will turn out.
I've been through hostas, poppies, bellflowers, sedums, lungworts, alliums, iris, columbines, monkshood and ferns.
But grand as the hellebores may be, they're rivalled by the humble pulmonarias, or lungworts.
It is at home in the garden planted alongside cottage border classics such as lungworts and hellebores.
Pulmonarias, or lungworts, sometimes seed themselves but there is no knowing how these seedlings will turn out.
For a copy of the catalogue telephone 01638 751161.PULMONARIAS or lungworts are a herbaceous perennial I adore.