Plant Magazine of Botanical-online September 2017

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Plumbago cultivation

Plumbago auriculata / Plumbago capensis

HOW TO GROW BLUE PLUMBAGO, CAPE PLUMBAGO

Characteristics of the plant

BLUE PLUMBAGO

flower

Summer. Blue tubular flowers, gathered in very dense inflorescences. Oblong leaves. Perennial liana that can reach more than the 3 m

water

Not very abundantly. It supports drought very well, although it is better to water it during the bloom and to maintain it dry in winter.

gardening pot

As a climbing species in walls or hedges facing the sun, for its growing capacity and its splendid summer floration.

weather

Sun, it doens't like cold, so it requires a warm exposition (native from South Africa). It obtains maximum growth in the greenhouse

shovel

By means of cuttings in summer or autumn. You can allow it to grow freely or clip it to give it the appropriate form. It should be pruned at the end of winter.

soil

Preferably rich, with a good drainage.


Another species of "Plumbago"

Plumbago indica---------------- Scarlet leadwort

Plumbago europaea ---------------.............

punto rojo More information about plants cultivation in the listing above.

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