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

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Category: Perennial
Family: PLUMBAGINACEAE
Genus: Ceratostigma
species: plumbaginoides
Origin: Western China
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
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Flower
Planted By: R. Scott Beuerlein
Photo Credit: R. Scott Beuerlein
Season: Summer
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Flowers and Calyxes
Planted By: R. Scott Beuerlein
Photo Credit: R. Scott Beuerlein
Season: Late Summer
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Groundcover Form
Planted By: R. Scott Beuerlein
Photo Credit: R. Scott Beuerlein
Season: Late Summer
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Red fall color
Photo Credit: Patrick Kelsch

Location: Coyote Ct, Mason Coyote ct Mason OH
Specimen: 118
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Ceratostigma plumbaginoides
Age: 2008
Planted By: Sue Trusty
Photo Credit: Brandan Jones
Season: Mid Summer 2008
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Flower of Ceratostigma plumbaginoides
Age: 2008
Planted By: Sue Trusty
Photo Credit: Brandan Jones
Season: Mid Summer 2008
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Ceratostigma plumbaginoides
Age: 2008
Planted By: Sue Trusty
Photo Credit: Brandan Jones
Season: Mid Summer 2008
Location: Cambridge University Botanic Garden 1 Brookside Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom CB2 1JE
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 52.194230533333300 Longitude: 0.129697166666667] Specimen: 1940
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Ceratostigma plumbaganoides
Location: Cambridge University Botanic Garden
Photo Credit: Brandan Jones
Season: August 2012
Location: South America: Chile, Peru, Ecuador Santiago, Chile
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: -12.045548700000000 Longitude: -77.026706183333300] Specimen: 2529
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Flower of Plumbago in South America
Location: Museo Larco, Lima, Peru
Photo Credit: Brandan Jones
Season: December 2012
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Plumbago planting in South America
Location: Museo Larco, Lima, Peru
Photo Credit: Brandan Jones
Season: December 2012
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Plumbago planting in South America
Location: Museo Larco, Lima, Peru
Photo Credit: Brandan Jones
Season: December 2012
Location: South America: Chile, Peru, Ecuador Santiago, Chile
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: -12.072512733333300 Longitude: -77.070983983333300] Specimen: 2544
Location: Birmingham (UK) Botanic Gardens Westbourne Road Birmingham B15 3TR
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 52.466666538794500 Longitude: -1.930377037185100] Specimen: 3569
Location: Central London Hyde Park and Regents Park London, United Kingdom
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 51.527794950000000 Longitude: -0.152746900000000] Specimen: 3596
Location: Central London Hyde Park and Regents Park London, United Kingdom
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 51.503927600000000 Longitude: -0.154448600000000] Specimen: 3621
Location: Central London Hyde Park and Regents Park London, United Kingdom
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 51.514643600000000 Longitude: -0.174750316666667] Specimen: 3628
Location: Monaco Heliport de Monaco
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 43.728663310000000 Longitude: 7.418148350000000] Specimen: 5478
Location: Monaco Heliport de Monaco
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 43.728663310000000 Longitude: 7.418148350000000] Specimen: 5479
Location: Monaco Heliport de Monaco
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 43.727536440000000 Longitude: 7.419257530000000] Specimen: 5490
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Location: monaco

Location: Jardin Botanique de la VIlle de Nice 78 Corniche Fleurie, 06000 Nice, France
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 43.685126040000000 Longitude: 7.210491980000000] Specimen: 5567
Location: Venice
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 45.441558410000000 Longitude: 12.328268970000000] Specimen: 6934
Location: Brookgreen Garden South Carolina
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 33.519443910000000 Longitude: -79.099177650000000] Specimen: 8060
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Location: Brookgreen Garden South Carolina

Location: Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne Birdwood Avenue
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: -37.829383010000000 Longitude: 144.983430280000000] Specimen: 9912
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December 2016
Location: Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne Birdwood Avenue

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