Plumbago (Ceratostigma plumbaginoides) Characteristics
Plumbago is a ground cover that slightly resembles a bush with it's height and dense foliage. It's long-lived blooms flower from July to September. The green leave of summer turn into a bronze-red color with fall bringing beautiful fall interest.
Plumbago is often used as an edger or ground cover in areas without full sun. It is tolerant of most soil types but will struggle in overly saturate ground. Plumbago is tolerant of clay soils.
It is vulnerable to extremely cold winters and may need shielded in the coldest months. Plimbago is not prone to any major diseases.