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Dwarf Plumbago

Ceratostigma plumbaginoides

Pronunciation: ser-at-oh-STIG-muh plum-bag-ih-NOY-deez
SKU #02348
5-9

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OVERVIEW
Description Showy, versatile and durable groundcover for sun or shade. Electric blue flowers are set off by bronze-green to dark green leaves on wiry stems. Spreads slowly, providing wonderful drifts of color. As the flowers fade, the autumn foliage takes center stage, developing brilliant shades of red. An herbaceous perennial.
Light Full sun, Partial sun
Watering Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Summer to Early Fall
Mature Size Quickly reaches 12 to 18 in. tall and wide, spreading wider over time.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Special Features Easy Care, Fall Color, Non-toxic to Cats and Dogs, Fast Growing, Compact Form
Growth Rate Fast
Flower Attributes Showy Flowers
CARE
Care Highly adaptable to a wide range of soil types; avoid wet, poorly-drained sites. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; once established, reduce frequency. Space plants 1 1/2 ft. apart as a groundcover, or closer for faster coverage; control weeds until plants fill in.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9

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