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6th January 2021. In line with the current government lockdown rules, Burncoose Nurseries is closed to visitors. However at present we are able to offer click and collect to local customers. This will be weekdays only, not weekends. Mail order is continuing as normal. However please allow extra time for the couriers to deliver, once despatched from us. Sorry to say that some depots are experiencing high volumes of traffic, also staff shortages.
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CERATOSTIGMA willmottianum

Commonly known as Shrubby plumbago

Clear blue
Further Reading....

Available Early Spring 2021 - Should be available March/April onwards depending on growing conditions.
individually £13.50 each, 3+ £11.00 each

Delivery Information Available Early Spring 2021
  • Deciduous - lance-shaped to obovate, bristly, mid- to dark-green, purple-margined leaves to 5cm (2in) long. Red in autumn.
  • Blue - pale to mid-blue with purple-red tubes
  • Height - 1m (39in)
  • Spread - 1.5m (5ft)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - open-branched, spreading shrub with slender stems
  • Hardy - average winter - Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - - powdery mildew.
  • Place of origin - western China.
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape - Spikes - - flowers to 2.5cm (1in) across in axillary and terminal spike-like clusters
  • Tubular
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Leaf margin - Serrulate - see photos above
  • Leaf shape - Lanceolate - see photos above
  • Obovate
  • Pruning group - Pruning group 7
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs that flower on previous year's growth in Spring, or current year's growth in late Summer/Autumn.
    Action: Cut back flowered shoots to within 1 inch of previous year's growth.
    When: Annually after flowering or in Spring if flowering on current year's growth.

    RHS group 10
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Soil Conditions - Medium to light, fertile, well drained soil -
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Ceratostigma - Growing Guide
1m (39in)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1.5m (5ft)
 

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Commonly known as: Shrubby plumbago.
Yellow-gold foliage and blue flowers. Compact tidy habit
Multibuy
individually £13.50 each, 3+ £11.00 each
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Available late spring to early summer 2021 - These plants will be available again sometime in late spring/early summer depending on growing conditions.

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