Ceratostigma plumbaginoides (Plumbago)
Ceratostigma plumbaginoides
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Ceratostigma plumbaginoides

Plumbago

Plant Type: Ground Covers

Wiry stems with shiny green foliage, terminal clusters of gentian blue flowers bloom late summer till frost.

  • Clusters of gentian blue flowers
  • Blooms late summer to frost
  • Tolerates dry, poor soils
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Height:

8-12 in

Spread:

12-20 in

Zone:

4-9

Ceratostigma

Common Name: Plumbago, Leadwort

Mat forming groundcover spreads by underground rhizomes. Prized for its late summer bloom. Tolerates drier locations and poorer soils.

Characteristics & Attributes

Exposure

Sun Tolerant
Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade

Soil Moisture Needs

Dry

Nature Attraction

Attracts Butterflies

Critter Resistance

Deer Resistant

Attributes

Drought Tolerant

Season of Interest (Flowering)

Late Summer
Fall