How to grow blue plumbago
Characteristics of Plumbago auriculata / Plumbago capensis
|Summer. Blue tubular flowers, gathered in very dense inflorescences. Oblong leaves. Perennial liana that can reach more than the 3 m|
|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.|
|As a climbing species in walls or hedges facing the sun, for its growing capacity and its splendid summer floration.|
|Sun, it doesn’t like cold, so it requires a warm exposure (native from South Africa). It obtains maximum growth in the greenhouse|
|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.|
|Preferably rich, with a good drainage.|
Another species of “Plumbago“
- Plumbago indica—————- Scarlet leadwort
- Plumbago europaea —————………….
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5 May, 2021