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CERATOSTIGMA griffithii

Commonly known as Shrubby plumbago

Deep blue flowers and good red autumn colour
Further Reading....

  • Evergreen - to semi evergreen rounded shrub. Densely bristly purple-margined, mid-green leaves to 3cm (1¼in) long
  • Blue - deep blue
  • Height - 1m (39in)
  • Spread - 1.5m (5ft)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - bristly, red 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 - Himalayas.
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape - Spikes - - flowers to 3cm (1¼in) across in terminal, spike-like clusters
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • 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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