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Plumbago auriculata

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Plumbago auriculata

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$0.00 ex GST
 
Wantirna
B10
Size: 14cm
Available: 9
$/Unit (EX GST): $6.56 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $7.22 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Plumbago auriculata Cape Plumbago, Cape Leadwort,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Dense, Shrub Like

Description:
Fast-growing medium evergreen shrub with dense green foliage and masses of blue flowers during the warmer months. Great for hedging and cottage themed gardens. Grows approx. 1.5-2m tall x 1.5-2m wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
1-2m 1-2m

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

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Feature, Formal Garden, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden, Topiary / Espalier, Wind Break, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Prefers a full sun position in a well drained soil. For best results feed with a slow release fertiliser and water well when in growth. A light prune after flowering will keep plant looking tidy. Drought tolerant once established.

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

Family Name: Origin:
Plumbaginaceae Africa

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

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