Ceratostigma plumbaginoides

Ceratostigma plumbaginoides

Ceratostigma plumbaginoides - Ceratostigma plumbaginoides

Common Name: Ceratostigma plumbaginoides
Genus: Ceratostigma
Species: plumbaginoides

Category: Shrubs and Sub-shrubs
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Has colourful autumn foliage, Long flowering period

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 0.50 m (50 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sunSpread: 0.30 m (30 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Blue
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: August to October

Soil Type: Normal/Loam or Sandy/Light or Chalky/Alkaline
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained

This woody stemmed perennial sometimes referred to as a sub-shrub spreads using rhizomes. Ceratostigma plumbaginoides has oval, bright green leaves. The leaves take on a red tint in autumn.

At the end of summer and throughout autumn, clusters of bright blue flowers are produced. Very slightly tender, if possible give Ceratostigma plumbaginoides some protection by planting it near a sunny wall.


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