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botanical name:
Ceratostigma willmottianum
Ceratostigma willmottianum © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Hardy plumbago
family:  Plumbaginaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen
height: 0.75m
width: 0.75m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: blue
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -12°C
USDA zone: 8 to 9
description:
Cobalt blue flowers through summer. Leaves turn attractive red in autumn. May loose its leaves or even die back in a cold winter.

cultivation:
Sun-lover and will tolerate dry soil conditions.

propagation:
By cuttings in summer.

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