PLUMBAGO

Commonly known as Leadwort

Genus of 24 species of annuals, perennials and evergreen shrubs and scandent climbers from tropical woodland and scrub in warm-temperate to tropical regions worldwide.

Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Shrubs and climbers
  • Full sun
    If growing outside
  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases
    Red spider mites, mealy bugs and whiteflies if growing in greenhouse
    Place of origin
    Tropical woodlands worldwide
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Greenhouse / conservatory
    Not the sort of plants to be grown outside where there are likely to be frosts. These plants need to be grown in a conservatory or cool greenhouse or at least brought inside for the winter
    Loam based potting compost and with plenty of light
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
    If growing outside
  • Toxic - Category B - CAUTION
    Skin & eye irritant
    (Skin & eye irritant to pets)
  • Toxic - Category C
    Skin irritant

Buy Varieties of PLUMBAGO

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PLUMBAGO auriculata

PLUMBAGO auriculata

Cape leadwort

(capensis) - blue Plumbago. Vigorous climber suitable for pots and tubs in the conservatory or as a greenhouse climber on trellis

 
£17.00 each 
Currently out of stock, please check again soon
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PLUMBAGO auriculata 'Alba'

PLUMBAGO auriculata 'Alba'

Cape leadwort

pure white form

 
£17.00 each 
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Available late spring to early summer 2023 - Spring according to the Met Office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore late spring is mid-April onwards. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.

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