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CERATOSTIGMA willmottianum

Commonly known as Shrubby plumbago

Clear blue
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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)
 

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CERATOSTIGMA willmottianum 'Forest Blue'  AWARD

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Commonly known as: Shrubby plumbagto.
Bright blue flowers in late summer and good autumn colour
 
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Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.

CERATOSTIGMA willmottianum 'Sapphire Ring'

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Commonly known as: Shrubby plumbago.
Yellow-gold foliage and blue flowers. Compact tidy habit
 
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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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