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Hardy blue plumbago  

Ceratostigma plumbaginoides

Hardy blue plumbago is part of the Ceratostigma genus and its scientific name is Ceratostigma plumbaginoides.

bright green semi-evergreen foliage develops bronze/red leaves in fall.
flowers are bright peacock blue starting in late summer until frost.
spreads by underground stolons and seed.
can be divided.

This variety typically blooms in the following colours:   Moonstone blue. It is a flower that typically grows as a perennial, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of three years or more. Hardy blue plumbago is known for its forb habit and growing to a height of approximately 25.0 cm (9.75 inches).

Typically, Hardy blue plumbago is normally fairly low maintenance and can thus be quite easy to grow - only a basic level of care is required throughout the year to ensure it thrives. Being aware of the basic growing conditions this plant likes (soil, sun and water) will result in a strong and vibrant plant.

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How to grow Hardy blue plumbago

  • Partial Sun

    OR +
  • Full Sun

    +
  • Low

Try to plant in a location that enjoys partial sun / full sun and remember to apply water fairly sparingly. Use Zone 6 - Zone 9 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant.

Growing Hardy blue plumbago from seed

Transplanting Hardy blue plumbago

Companion plants for Hardy blue plumbago

These plants have been known to grow well alongside Hardy blue plumbago so consider planting:

Repellent plants for Hardy blue plumbago

These plants will not grow well with Hardy blue plumbago so avoid planting these within close proximity:

Common Hardy blue plumbago problems

These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Hardy blue plumbago plants:

Other names for Hardy blue plumbago

Plumbago, Leadwort, Dwarf plumbago, Hardy plumbago, Leadwood, Ceratostigma plumbaginoides

Plumbago larpentiae

Hardy blue plumbago care instructions

How long does Hardy blue plumbago take to grow?

These estimates for how long Hardy blue plumbago takes to sprout, grow and harvest are from real observations from real gardeners, right around the world. Start logging and journaling your observations to participate!

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