Plumbago indica grow and care – shrub of the genus Plumbago also known as Indian leadwort, Plumbago indica perennial evergreen used as ornamental drought tolerance plant, can grow in subtropics, mediterranean, temperate, desert or tropics climate and growing in hardiness zone 8+.
Leaves color green in elliptic shape with wavy structure.
Plumbago indica flower
Flower color red to pink, the flowers with five petals and in the end of the flower with sticky edge.
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How to grow Plumbago indica 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:
Spring, summer, autumn
Pests and diseases:
Mealybugs, whitefly, aphids
How to prune:
For design and control
Size of the plant?
1-3 m (3-9 feet)
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing
Small amount of water / Average amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade
Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Spring / Summer / Autumn
General information about the flower
Flowers color: red to pink, the flowers with five petals and in the end of the flower with sticky edge
Categories of growing
Planting Season: Autumn Planting, Spring Planting, Summer planting
Light exposure requirements: Full sun Plants, Part shade Plants
Climates that the plant can grow: Desert Climate, Mediterranean Climate, Subtropics Climate, Temperate Climate, Tropics Climate
Growing speed of the plant: Average growing plants, Fast growing plants
Plant life-form: Evergreen, Perennial plant, Shrub, Vine
Plant Uses: Drought tolerant plants, Hedging plants, Ornamental plants
Requirements for watering the plant: Regularly water, Small amounts of water
Hardiness zones: Hardiness zone 10, Hardiness zone 11, Hardiness zone 12, Hardiness zone 13, Hardiness zone 8, Hardiness zone 9
Ornamental parts: Ornamental flower, Ornamental leaves, Ornamental plant
Blooming season: Autumn flowers, Spring flowers, Summer flowers
Flower colors: Pink flower, Red flower