Plumbago #1

SKU: 16850

Excellent groundcover with clusters of the truest blue flowers in late summer; foliage turns a nice bronzy-red color in fall; flowers resemble that of woodland phlox, and the red calyces add a wonderful color contrast

$24.00

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Plumbago features showy clusters of blue star-shaped flowers with brick red calyces at the ends of the stems from late summer to early fall. Its glossy oval leaves are green in color. As an added bonus, the foliage turns a gorgeous red in the fall.

It is an herbaceous perennial with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its medium texture blends into the garden, but can always be balanced by a couple of finer or coarser plants for an effective composition. This is a relatively low maintenance plant, and is best cleaned up in early spring before it resumes active growth for the season. It is a good choice for attracting bees and butterflies to your yard.

Additional information

Dimensions 12-18 × 8-12 in
Botanical Name

Ceratostigma plumbaginoides

Exposure

Full Sun To Part Sun

Water Requirements

Moderate Water

Height

8-12"

Width

12-18"

Deer Resistance

N

Attracts Pollinators

Y

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