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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.

Further Reading....

  • Deciduous - and evergreen subshrubs and herbaceous perennials. Grown for their 5-lobed flowers in shades of blue, and foliage which colours well in autumn.
  • Full sun
  • 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 -
Ceratostigma - Growing Guide

Buy Varieties of CERATOSTIGMA

CERATOSTIGMA abyssinicum

CERATOSTIGMA abyssinicum  >

Commonly known as: Shrubby plumbago.
Sturdy half-hardy shrub with sky-blue flowers
individually £13.50 each, 3+ £11.00 each


CERATOSTIGMA griffithii  >

Commonly known as: Shrubby plumbago.
Deep blue flowers and good red autumn colour
individually £13.50 each, 3+ £11.00 each

CERATOSTIGMA plumbaginoides   AWARD

CERATOSTIGMA plumbaginoides  >

Commonly known as: Shrubby plumbago.
A perennial plant which provides good ground cover and deep blue flowers
individually £13.50 each, 3+ £11.00 each
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Available from July 2020 -

CERATOSTIGMA willmottianum   AWARD

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Commonly known as: Shrubby plumbago.
Clear blue
individually £13.50 each, 3+ £11.00 each

CERATOSTIGMA willmottianum 'Sapphire Ring'

CERATOSTIGMA willmottianum 'Sapphire Ring'  >

Commonly known as: Shrubby plumbago.
Yellow-gold foliage and blue flowers. Compact tidy habit
individually £13.50 each, 3+ £11.00 each

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