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Common Name: Chinese Plumbago, Leadwort      Latin Name: Ceratostigma willmottianum      Size: 0 (min) to 0 (max)
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Ceratostigma willmottianum
Origin: Western China, Tibet

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Category: Perennial
Family: PLUMBAGINACEAE
Genus: Ceratostigma
species: willmottianum
Origin: Western China, Tibet
Size: 0 (min) to 0 (max)
Size Description:
Notes: Growth habit: Spreading Foliage Alternate, broadly obovate with tapering at the base, 3 inches long. Leaves emerge late in the spring. Leaves turn bronze-colored in the autumn in cooler climates. Flowers: Small dense terminal groups, dark blue, with a 1-inch long corolla. Blooms July to September. Culture: Full sun or partial shade and well-drained soil. Will not tolerate wet soils or competition from tree roots. Cut to ground level in the spring to stimulate new growth. Uses: Groundcover; in front of shrubs Propagation: Division, stem or root cuttings, seed. Notes courtesy of Sue Trusty.
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Plant Images and Specimens
Location: Birmingham (UK) Botanic Gardens Westbourne Road Birmingham B15 3TR
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 52.466636168765100 Longitude: -1.930429718055240] Specimen: 3565
Ceratostigma willmottianum BhxCeratostigmaWillmottianumFlowerDetail.JPG
Blue flower of Ceratostigma willmottianum Chinese Plumbago
Location: Birmingham, UK
Photo Credit: Brandan Jones
Season: August 2013
Ceratostigma willmottianum BhxCeratostigmaWillmottianumFlowers.JPG
Blue flower of Ceratostigma willmottianum Chinese Plumbago
Location: Birmingham, UK
Photo Credit: Brandan Jones
Season: August 2013
Ceratostigma willmottianum BhxCeratostigmaWillmottianum.JPG
Blue flower of Ceratostigma willmottianum Chinese Plumbago
Location: Birmingham, UK
Photo Credit: Brandan Jones
Season: August 2013
Location: Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne Birdwood Avenue
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: -37.830834340000000 Longitude: 144.982532110000000] Specimen: 9877
Ceratostigma willmottianum plantplacesimage20161226_180825.jpg
December 2016
Location: Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne Birdwood Avenue

Ceratostigma willmottianum plantplacesimage20161226_180842.jpg
December 2016
Location: Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne Birdwood Avenue

Location: Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne Birdwood Avenue
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: -37.830195500000000 Longitude: 144.982640540000000] Specimen: 9892
Ceratostigma willmottianum plantplacesimage20161226_182231.jpg
December 2016
Location: Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne Birdwood Avenue

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