CERATOSTIGMA

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.

Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
  • Evergreen
  • Bulb/Corm or rhizomatous perennial
    Rhizomatous perennial
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Grown for their 5-lobed flowers in shades of blue and colours well in autumn. Wildlife plant - insects.
    Place of origin
    Northeastern tropical Africa, Himalayas, China and southeastern Asia.
    Resistant to honey fungus
    These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
Ceratostigma - Growing Guide

Buy Varieties of CERATOSTIGMA

CERATOSTIGMA griffithii

CERATOSTIGMA griffithii

Shrubby plumbago

deep blue flowers and good red autumn colour

 
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CERATOSTIGMA plumbaginoides

CERATOSTIGMA plumbaginoides

Shrubby plumbago

a perennial plant which provides good ground cover and deep blue flowers

 
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CERATOSTIGMA 'Summer Skies'

CERATOSTIGMA 'Summer Skies'

Shrubby plumbago

pale blue flowers on red stems from late summer to autumn. Excellent autumn colour as leaves turn red

 
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CERATOSTIGMA willmottianum

CERATOSTIGMA willmottianum

Shrubby plumbago

clear blue

 
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CERATOSTIGMA willmottianum 'Forest Blue'

CERATOSTIGMA willmottianum 'Forest Blue'

Shrubby plumbagto

bright blue flowers in late summer and good autumn colour

 
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CERATOSTIGMA willmottianum 'Sapphire Ring'

CERATOSTIGMA willmottianum 'Sapphire Ring'

Shrubby plumbago

yellow-gold foliage and blue flowers. Compact tidy habit

 
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Useful extras...

Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00

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Afterplant - Grow Your Own
AFTER PLANT GROW YOUR OWN seaweed is ready to use liquid concentrate that was specially formulated be used on all edible plants.
Only £8.00

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Afterplant - Tomatoes
AFTER PLANT TOMATO FEED Liquid Concentrate with Bio stimulant is a high potash liquid concentrate containing seaweed extract, plant derived amino acids and other nutrients specifically formulated to benefit tomatoes and greenhouse plants.
Only £8.00

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Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
3 options from £3.00

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Rootgrow Ericoid mycorrhizal fungi
This specially adapted Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi will boost the growth of acid-loving plants like rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers and blueberries. It contains ericoid and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi, which are found in poor acidic soils where ericaceous plants naturally grow.
Only £7.50

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All-purpose Seaweed Stimulant
All-purpose organic concentrated seaweed feed that is a ready to use, derived from sustainable harvested kelp, that can be used on all outdoor and indoor plants, except acid loving plants. Perfect used in conjunction with Rootgrow™.
Only £7.50

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