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Ceratostigma plumbaginoides

BLUE PLUMBAGO

Buy Blue Plumbago online. Low growing spreading groundcover. Luscious shiny green foliage turns bronze-red in fall. Deep blue flowers appear in late summer and persist until frost. Blue Plumbago is a very drought tolerant perennial

Height:

8-12 Inches

Spread:

12-18 Inches

Hardiness Zone:

5-9

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Plant Characteristics

Brand*
  • Pennsylvania Gold Medal Award Winners
  • Oklahoma Proven
Cultural Information*
  • Root Rot - High Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - High Resistance
Flower Color*
  • Blue
Growth Habit*
  • Prostrate Growing/Groundcover
  • Compact Growing
  • Dwarf/Small Growing
Growth Rate*
  • Medium
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Green
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Deer Resistant
Plant Type*
  • Perennial
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Summer Planting
  • Spring Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Well-Drained
  • Salt Tolerant
  • Average
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Low Water Use
  • Moist
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
  • Seed
Season of Interest*
  • Early Spring
  • Summer
  • Spring Flowering
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Spring
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Wildlife Habitat
  • Groundcover
  • Border Plant
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • Accent Plant
  • Understory Planting
  • Under Power Lines
  • Rock Gardens
  • Erosion Control
  • Mass Planting
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Ceratostigma is easy to grow and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include free fertilizer with every order.

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