Ceratostigma plumbaginoidesItem #2348 USDA Hardiness Zone: 5 - 9
Bronzy green to dark green leaves set off deep blue flowers. Low growing perennial with a dense collection of wiry erect stems. Spreads by rhizomes. Scarlet red foliage in fall. Attractive and durable groundcover.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:ser-at-o-STIG-ma plum-bag-gi-NOI-deezDeciduous/evergreen:HerbaceousSunset climate zones:2 - 10, 14 - 24Growth habit:SpreadingGrowth rate:FastAverage landscape size:Fast growing to 12 - 18 inches tall and wide.Foliage color:Dark GreenBlooms:Late summerFlower color:Blue
- CareCare InformationFollow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Control weeds until the plants have filled in. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer.Pruning time: winter.Light Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.