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Ceratostigma plumbaginoides

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Ceratostigma plumbaginoides

Cerplu
Plumbago, Leadwort,
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Wantirna
B12, C7
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Wantirna
B12, C7
Size: 14cm
Available: 52
$/Unit (EX GST): $6.30 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $6.93 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Ceratostigma plumbaginoides Plumbago, Leadwort,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Groundcovers Dense, Mat Forming, Spreading

Description:
Related to the Plumbago, this showy plant has bright green foliage and masses of deep-blue flowers from Summer through to Autumn. Great to use for a groundcover. Grows approx. 30m tall x 45cm wide. Hardy plant.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
15-30cm 30-60cm

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Any, Clay, Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Courtyard, Groundcover, Mass Planting, Park And Gardens, Rockery, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Feed in Spring with a general purpose annual slow release fertiliser. Prune when required to keep plant looking tidy. Plant in a well drained soil in a sunny to part shade position. Water often but do not over water. Frost hardy plant.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Plumbaginaceae Asia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Blue
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Autumn, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: High
Frost: High
Wind: High
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