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Ceratostigma


Ceratostigma

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
Bushy shrub with rigid twiggy branches and purple-edged green leaves. Leaves are strongly tinted red in autumn. Terminal heads of gentian blue flowers cover bush throughout late summer and autumn. Best in semi-shade, will tolerate dry conditions. Best to trim well in the winter to maintain its shape. Avoid very cold sites.

 
Genus
Ceratostigma
Species  
Cultivar  

Common name
Chinese Plumbago

Family name
Plumbaginaceae
Place of origin


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

Soil Type

Moisture

Exposure


Shrubs

Category
Small, height between 1 and 1.5 metres.
Availability
We have this currently available in a POT 2.5 container. Ask for it at your retailer.
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