Full sun, Partial sun
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
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|Botanical Pronunciation||ser-at-oh-STIG-muh wil-mot-ee-AH-num|
|Lore||This genus was named from the Greek for horned stigma.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate grower, masses of erect stems, 3 ft. tall and wide.|
|Bloom Time||Late summer to fall|
|Design Ideas||This cute blue flowering perennial is an ideal groundcover and mass planting. Add into borders for interest, but beware it's potential to invade. Use to line the edges of water gardens and rocky stream beds or to edge paths and flagstone walks.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Cottage|
|Landscape Use||Border, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Woodland Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Attracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Fall Color, Naturalizes Well, Tolerates Poor Soils, Pet Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Companion Plants||Plumbago does very well beneath deciduous flowering shrubs such as Lady In Red Hydrangea, (Hydrangea macrophylla 'Lady In Red'), Magical Gold Forsythia, (Forsythia x intermedia 'Kolgold'), Korean Lilac, (Syringa pubescens subsp. patula) and Eastern Snowball, (Viburnum opulus 'Sterile').|
Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a tidy, neat appearance, shear annually to shape.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-9