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Ceratostigma plumbaginoides

Brilliant blue flowers in later summer over foliage which turns redder as winter approaches. Stunning ground cover plant for sheltered spots. Not fully hardy in colder parts of UK. To 20cm. Frost-hardy

At a glance

Common Name
Plumbago, Hardy plumbago, dwarf plumbago
Type
Frost-hardy perennial
Height
0 to 30cm
Colour
Blue
Spread Rate
Moderate
Flowering
Late Summer
Awards
RHS AGM Award

Sue's Notes

Although known as a hardy plumbago, I've lost this plant in cold winters outside in the garden, although it has come through fine in the unheated polytunnel, coping with temperatures down to about -7C. Not to be confused with the shrubby form, Ceratostigma willmottianum

 
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