Ceratostigma plumbaginoides

Edge a path or fill a gappy border with this – it's brilliant for both and is invaluable for good-looking foliage throughout the year. More
5 plugs 200475-5 £11.50

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Also known as the blue-flowered leadwort, this is often grown as groundcover or to edge a path. It makes a brilliant filler, with fantastic gentian-blue blooms covered in butterflies in summer and foliage which looks good all year.

Genus Ceratostigma plumbaginoides
Type Hardy Perennial
Common Name blue-flowered leadwort
Border Position Front, Ground Cover
Soil Type Chalky, Clay, Neutral, Sandy
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Well-drained
Height 40-50cm (16-20in)
Spacing 30cm (12in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting April - October
Care Tips Cut back in spring and apply a mulch around the base of the plant.
Flowering August - October
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest

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