Dwarf Blue Plumbago, Leadwort

Ceratostigma plumbaginoides, Plumbago larpentiae

Plumbaginaceae

Dwarf Blue Plumbago, Leadwort
Intense blue blooms are held in clusters atop this durable low spreading perennial. A good choice as a groundcover for hot sunny, well-drained locations.

 

Grows To: 8-10''H and spreading 12''+

USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 5,6,7,8,9

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Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade

Soil pH Range: Acidic

Deer Resistance: Rarely Bothered

Native To / Cultivar Origin: W China

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Container Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml

Price: $ 7.99
Catalog ID# 1173
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