Plumbago europaea

Plumbago europaea growing shrub‎ or climbers of the genus Plumbago also known as Common leadwort, Plumbago europaea perennial evergreen used as ornamental drought tolerance plant, can grow in subtropics, mediterranean or tropics climate.

Leaves color green in elliptic shape with wavy structure.

Plumbago europaea flower

Flower color purple to pink, the flowers with five petals and in the end of the flower with sticky edge.

How to grow: 

Requirements for Plumbago europaea growing and care:

Well-drained soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
No

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Invasive

Recommended planting season?
Spring / Summer

Pests and diseases:
Mealybugs, whitefly, aphids

Pruning season:
Winter

How to prune:
For design and control

Size of the plant?
1-2 m (3-6 ft)

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water / Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
No

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Yes

How much water the plant needs: 
Plants sun exposure: 
 
Blooming: 

Bloom season:
Spring / Summer / Autumn

General information about the flower
Purple to pink flowers with five petals and in the end of the flower with sticky edge