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Plumbago


 



Blue Plumbago


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.

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