Ceratostigma willmottianum

Chinese Plumbago, Willmott Blue Leadwort

Intensely blue, phlox-shaped flowers bloom from mid-summer to late fall, followed by colorful fall foliage. Use in borders, or in sun or partial shade in well-drained soil. For a similar plant, see Plumbago. Start by cuttings or division.
Ceratostigma willmottianum, Chinese Plumbago, Willmott Blue Leadwort
The deep green leaves turn yellow or red on the 5-foot shrub, then drop fast after a frost. Stems usually die back with hard frost. Grows well in poor soil.

Attributes - Ceratostigma willmottianum

Plant Type: Shrub

Bloom Season: Mid Summer through Early Winter

Flower Color: Blue

Foliage: Deciduous

Height: 2 ft. to 4 ft.

Width: 4 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial Sun

Climate: Zones 7, 8, 9, 10, 11

Notes: Thrives in Hot Climates. Long Blooming, Showy Flowers.

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