The genus comprises 10-18 species of perennial plants.
Latin name: Pulmonaria saccharata "Fruhlingshimmel"
They grow in moist, acide, neutral or alkaline soils, in part or deep shade.
Plant in groups for ground-covering.
Propagated by division.
Mat-forming perennial with hairy, speckled, green leaves and blue or fuchsia-coloured flowers in spring.