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Ceratostigma plumbaginoides

Ceratostigma plumbaginoides - Hardy Plumbago - Plant in 9cm Pot
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Orginating from Western China. A lovely smaller, prostrate plant, that seems to struggle to decide if it is a shrub or a herbaceous plant! Whichever, it is delightful in whatever location you decide to use it. Dark green leaves take on a reddy hue in autumn and the glorious rich blue flowers are produced freely from mid summer until well into autumn. This plant can be used in a mixed planting or as a stand alone specimen in the garden or a container. If planting in a pot or other container. Use a good quality John Innes compost as this plant will be there a long time and peaty types of compost eventually degrade and become too packed and choke the roots. Ensure you feed regularly as a hungry plant is a poor performer. We recommend Osmoscote pro 5-6 month applied in the early spring. One application gives all the nutrients the plant requires for the whole year. John Innes is a soils based compost. 

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Pot size 9 cm
Height ( fully grown ) 0.5 - 0.6 m
Spread 2 - 3 m
flowers Clusters of vibrant rich blue from late summer
Location Full Sun, sheltered.
pruning Early Spring if necessary
Other Attributes Lovely deep green foliage with distinct reddish hues in autumn
Key Feature Hardy Plumbago is a superb sub shrub with tremendous flower power
Hardines H5 ( -15 to -10 C)
Soil Type Dry, Clay, Fertile, Peat , Poor
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