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Ceratostigma plumbaginoides

Plumbago

Foliage makes low green mound in summer, bursting into color in August with brilliant blue starry flowers. Later, the whole plant turns shades of scarlet and finally maroon. spreads by underground stolons. Very late to come up in the spring; worth the wait.

  • Height: 8" – 12"
  • Width: 18" – 24"
  • Soil Conditions: Moist/Well Drained
  • Flower Color: Blue
  • Bloom Time: August, September, October
  • Hardiness Zone: 5 To 9
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  • Plant Characteristics - Ceratostigma plumbaginoides

  • Attributes

    • Fall Color
    • Drought Tolerant
    • Salt Tolerant
  • Attracts Wildlife

    • Attracts Butterflies
  • Critter Resistance

    • Deer Resistant
    • Rabbit Resistant
  • Plant Habit

    • Mound
  • Light Conditions

    • Sun to Part Shade
  • Flower Color

    • Blue
  • Flower Hue

    • Medium
  • Flower Type

    • Solitary
  • Flower Height

    • 8" to 12"
  • Foliage Color

    • Green
  • Leaf Texture

    • Medium
  • Flower Form

    • Single
  • Flower Size

    • 1/2"
  • Soil Moisture

    • Moist/Well Drained
  • Growth Rate

    • Average
  • Origin

    • Asia

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