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Hardy Plumbago

Ceratostigma plumbagioides


Height - 1 foot

Width - 1 foot

Plant Type

Adapted perennial,

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Full sun to part shade

Other common names

Dwarf Plumbago, Leadwort Plumbago, Leadwort

Save Water   Low to medium water required
More Color   Cobalt blue flowers spring to fall, plus red fall foliage
Attract Wildlife   Bees and butterflies love the flowers
Reduce Maintenance   Slow growing; little maintenance required
Texas Tough    Is cold-hardy enough to survive our Texas winters

Interesting Facts

Is slow-growing compared to Cape Plumbago, but is worth the wait.  Bright green leaves provide pleasing contrast with the bright cobalt blue flowers.  In the fall, leaves turn red or maroon, providing an even more interesting visual focal point.

Hardy Plumbago in Frisco

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