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CERATOSTIGMA willmottianum

Commonly known as Shrubby plumbago

Clear blue
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CERATOSTIGMA willmottianum

 
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  • 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)
 

Buy Varieties of CERATOSTIGMA willmottianum

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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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Available Early Spring 2022 - Spring according to the Met office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore early spring is early March to mid-April. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
CERATOSTIGMA willmottianum 'Sapphire Ring'

CERATOSTIGMA willmottianum 'Sapphire Ring'

Shrubby plumbago

Yellow-gold foliage and blue flowers. Compact tidy habit

 
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individually £13.50 each , 3+ £11.00 each 
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Available late spring to early summer 2022 - Spring according to the Met Office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore late spring is mid-April onwards. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.

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