Ceratostigma plumbaginoides

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  • Common Name: Plumbago
  • Plant Story:

    One of the most versatile groundcovers for cold climates growing in both sun and shade and most soil types. It blooms in late summer with deep blue flowers followed by the foliage that turns burgundy red in fall.

  • Type: Perennial Herbaceous
  • Bloom Season: Summer
  • Flower Color: Blue
  • Planting Zone: 5-9
  • Height: .75-1 ft
  • Spread: 1-1.5 ft
  • Light Requirements:Full Sun to Part Shade
  • Suggested Uses: Ground cover, or for edging
  • Leaf: Not available
  • Edible: NO
  • Attracts to:
  • Plant Deer Resistant:No
  • Plant Potential Pests:No serious problems
  • Form: Grown-cover
  • Special Care Instructions:

    Aggressive spreader. Mulch in winter. Spreads by rhizomes. Appreciates afternoon shade.


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