Plumbago auriculata (plum-BAY-go, ah-RICK-you-la-tah )
Perennial Sun or part shade Height 3 -4 feet Spread 5 -6 feet Spacing 2 -3 feet
HABIT: Sprawling, fast-growing perennial. Blue phlox-like flowers spring to frost. Dies to ground in fall, returns in spring.
CULTURE: Likes well prepared beds but is drought tolerant.
USES: Summer flowers, stone walls, natural settings.
PROBLEMS: Few if any.
NOTES: P. auriculata ‘Alba’ has white flowers.