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Dwarf Plumbago


This low-growing perennial ground cover spreads quickly by rhizomes and has dark green oval leaves with wavy, bristly margins on upright wiry red stems. Foliage becomes red in autumn. Deep blue flowers bloom summer into late fall.

Ceratostigma plumbaginoides (Plumbago larpentae)

Leaf Characteristics

Leaf notes : Foliage becomes red in fall.

Leaf shape : Oval with bristly, wavy margins

Leaf color : Dark green

Flower Characteristics

Flower width : 3/4"

Flower color : Blue

Plant Anatomy

Average size maturity width : 1 ft.

Average size maturity height : 1 - 1-1/2 ft.

Growth rate : Fast

Cultural Information

USDA Zone : -20 to -15 F( Z5a)

Sunset zone : 2b-10, 14-24

Water requirements : Regular

Light exposure : Partial Sun

Landscape Attributes

Attractive bark :Yes

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