Hardy Plumbago

Ceratostigma willmottianum

Hardy Plumbago - Ceratostigma  willmottianum

Common Name: Hardy Plumbago
Genus: Ceratostigma
Species: willmottianum

Category: Shrubs and Sub-shrubs
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Has colourful autumn foliage

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 1.00 m (100 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sunSpread: 1.00 m (100 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Blue
Foliage Colour: Green, RedFlowering Period: August & September

Soil Type: Normal/Loam
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained

Ceratostigma willmottianum has oval or rounded lance-shaped mid-green leaves. The leaves take on a red tint in autumn. At the end of summer and into autumn, clusters of mid blue flowers are produced on this deciduous shrub.


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