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Commonly known as Shrubby plumbago
Ground cover and red/bronze colours in autumn from a sunny site.
Genus of about 8 species of deciduous and evergreen subshrubs and herbaceous perennials found in dry, open situations in northeastern tropical Africa, the Himalayas, China and southeastern Asia.
DeciduousAnd evergreen subshrubs and herbaceous perennials. Grown for their 5-lobed flowers in shades of blue, and foliage which colours well in autumn.
Additional FeaturesGood to knowWildlife plant - insects.Pests & DiseasesPowdery mildew.Place of originNortheastern tropical Africa, Himalayas, China and southeastern Asia.Resistant to honey fungusThese plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
Soil ConditionsMedium to light, fertile, well drained soil
Buy Varieties of CERATOSTIGMA
deep blue flowers and good red autumn colour
a perennial plant which provides good ground cover and deep blue flowers
pale blue flowers on red stems from late summer to autumn. Excellent autumn colour as leaves turn red
bright blue flowers in late summer and good autumn colour
yellow-gold foliage and blue flowers. Compact tidy habit