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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.
Deciduous - and evergreen subshrubs and herbaceous perennials. Grown for their 5-lobed flowers in shades of blue, and foliage which colours well in autumn.
Additional Features - Good to know - wildlife plant - insects.
Pests & Diseases - powdery mildew.
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.
Soil Conditions - Medium to light, fertile, well drained soil