Home / Plant Catalog / Perennials / Plumbago Plumbago$11.99 Out of stock SKU: 104040 Categories: Plant Catalog, Perennials Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window) Description Additional information Reviews (0) Description Plumbago (also commonly called leadwort) is a wiry, mat-forming perennial which spreads by rhizomes to form an attractive ground cover. Typically grows 6-10″ tall on generally erect stems rising from the rhizomes. Oval, shiny, medium green leaves (to 2″ long) turn bronze-red in autumn. Clusters of 5-petaled, gentian blue flowers (1/2 to 3/4″ diameter) appear above the foliage over a long summer to frost bloom period. Flowers resemble those of woodland phlox. Can be somewhat aggressive in optimum growing conditions. Additional information Weight 0.000 oz Latin Name Ceratostigma plumbaginoides Plant Type Perennial Care Somewhat wide range of soil tolerance except for wet, poorly-drained ones. Light Requirements Full Sun, Partial Shade Habit Spreading, mounded habit. Plant Height 12 inches Plant Width 18 inches Foliage Dark green leaves turn reddish in fall. Bloom Rich blue flowers bloom continuously from summer through frost. Zone 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Special Features Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Deer Resistant, Erosion Control, Low Maintenance, Shade Tolerant, Tolerant of Clay Soil Container Size 1 Gal. pot Peak Season(s) Aug, Sep, Oct Reviews There are no reviews yet. Be the first to review “Plumbago” Cancel replyYour rating Rate… Perfect Good Average Not that bad Very poor Your review *Name * Email * Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Δ This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed. Related products Boxwood ‘Winter Gem’ $34.99 Wandering Jew $15.99 Gerbera Daisy $5.99 Pothos, Golden $4.99 – $12.99
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