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Plumbago auriculata 'Royal Cape'


Plumbago auriculata 'Royal Cape'

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
Colourful shrub with bright green glossy leaves on arching branches. A profusion of dark blue flowers, grown on current years wood, through summer and autumn. Best grown in good fertile soil, water well in summer for best results. Grows in full sun or partial shade. Prune back late winter. Will tolerate light frosts.

 
Genus
Plumbago
Species   auriculata
Cultivar   'Royal Cape'

Common name
Cape leadwort

Family name
Plumbaginaceae
Place of origin
South Africa


DETAILS
Height
2 m
Width
2 m
(expected growth in average NZ conditions in 5 to 10 years)
Leaves
Semi-evergreen

Soil Type
Grows in most soil types / Needs well drained soil

Moisture
Water well in summer / keep dry in winter

Exposure
Prefers a sunny site / Tolerates coastal sites / Tolerates some frost


Shrubs

Category
Medium, height between 1.5 to 3 metres
Availability
We have this currently available in a POT 4 container. Ask for it at your retailer.
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