PLUMBAGO BLUE loves our heat and extreme humidity..it has become my "go to" plant

PLUMBAGO BLUE loves our heat and extreme humidity. Dad planted this at Pa's was beautiful.

~It never gets too hot or humid for Plumbago.  One of my most favorites!! These are absolutely beautiful~

Rusted Iron Urns with blue Plumbago One of my favorite. You see plumbago all over Italy:)

This is a guide about growing a plumbago. This fast growing, drought tolerant, flowering plant will attract birds and butterflies to your garden.

Growing a Plumbago

For the backyard corner - This is a guide about growing a plumbago. This fast growing, drought tolerant, flowering plant will attract birds and butterflies to your garden.

The paper bird and the girl who gave it all away

Plumbago - thrives in the hot Texas summer. Disease- pest- and deer-resistant. Can grow into a large bush, and also can be trained to grow on a trellis.

I like Blue plumbago because it is a heavy bloomer, drought tolerant, not a nutrient hog, covers ugly chain link and walls in a snap, takes seriously heavy pruning, attracts all sorts of pollinators, and is BLUE. :) Mix with orange bougainvillea for something spectacularly pretty! <3 ~A.

avy pruning, attracts all sorts of pollinators, and is BLUE. :) Mix with orange bougainvillea for something spectacularly pretty!

Plumbago. Drought tolerant; does well in full sun.

Plumbago du Cap 'Dark Blue'-Plumbago auriculata

(Ceratostigma plumbaginoides) Hardy Plumbago is one of the most versatile groundcovers for cold climates growing in both sun and shade and most soil types. It blooms in late summer with deep blue flowers followed by the foliage that turns burgundy red in fall.

Ceratostigma plumbaginoides (Hardy Plumbago) is one of the most versatile groundcovers for cold climates growing in both sun and shade and…

Plumbago auriculata host plant for the Cassius Blue butterfly.

Plumbago auriculata 'Royal Cape' Makes a wonderful low hedge with a bit of pruning garden

I had this in my garden at one stage. Loved it. It grows prolifically. Plumbago – Part shade plant. Blooms July-September in dark blue. 12-18 in height. Leaves turn bronze-red in the fall. Is a ground cover.

I had this in my garden at one stage. It grows prolifically. Plumbago - Part shade plant. Blooms July-September in dark blue. Leaves turn bronze-red in the fall. Is a ground cover.

The plumbago plant (Plumbago auriculata), is a shrub and in its natural surroundings can grow six to ten feet tall with a spread of 8-10 feet. It is native to South Africa. This plant is found in Perth gardens and handles the heat of summer well. Plumbago plants are sprawling shrubs with branches that resemble vines. It is prized for the profusion of blue phlox-like flowers it produces for extended periods of time. It has few pests, and diseases are rare and drought tolerate,

The plumbago plant (Plumbago auriculata), is a shrub and in its natural surroundings can grow six to ten feet tall with a spread of feet.

blue plumbago! Butterflies LOVE it! A fast growing evergreen shrub. Needs full to part sun, moderately drought tolerant & cold hardy. Can't wait to add this jewel to the garden.

Blue Plumbago Plumbago auriculata Imperial Blue Growing in billowing drifts with breathtaking flowers, blue plumbago is an easy-care, showy shrub with cottage garden appeal.

True blue! Plumbago hedge by cjanebuy, via Flickr

Plumbago hedge (Blousyselbos) flowers in summer- drought tolerant- full sun- nie inheems in die Wes-Kaap

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