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 slowly by rhizomes. Scarlet red foliage in fall. Attractive and durable ground cover.
- OverviewLight Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.Average Landscape Size:Quickly reaches 12 to 18 inches tall and wide.
- 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:Quickly reaches 12 to 18 inches tall and wide.Special features:Attracts Butterflies, Deer Resistant, Dwarf Plant, Easy Care, Fall Color, Fast GrowingFoliage color:Dark GreenBlooms:Summer to early fall.Flower color:BlueFlower attributesShowy FlowersCompanion PlantsBlanket Flower (Gaillardia); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum); Tickseed (Coreopsis); Coral Bells (Heuchera); Salvia (Salvia)
- 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.