Ceratostigma growing subshrub to shrub of the genus Ceratostigma also known as Leadwort, Plumbago, Ceratostigma perennial evergreen or cold deciduous can grow as annual in colder climates, used as ornamental plant can be ground cover and it’sdrought tolerant plant, can grow in subtropics, mediterranean, desert, temperate, tropics climate or as house plant and growing in hardiness zone 6+.
Leaves color green and next to the flowers the leaves become red.
Flower color blue or purple with five petals, the flowers grows in clusters.
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Requirements for Ceratostigma growing and care:
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Invasive, aggressive, poisonous
Spring, summer, autumn
Pests and diseases:
Aphids, spider mites
How to prune:
Just for design and dead flowers
Size of the plant:
20-100 cm, 8-40 inches
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing
Average amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade / Full Shade
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Spring / Summer / Autumn
General information about the flower:
Blue or purple flowers with five petals, the flowers grows in clusters