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Dwarf Plumbago Seeds

Attractive and durable spreading groundcover produces deep blue flowers in late summer.

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$2.95
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Details

Also known as leadwort. This attractive and durable spreading groundcover produces deep blue flowers in late summer. The foliage changes from green to dark burgundy in fall.

Michigan Seeds grown on our farm, Renegade Acres, in Howell, MI!

Certified Organic by Oregon Tilth.

Additional Info

Botanical Name Ceratostigma plumbaginoides
Life Cycle Perennial
Min. Time to Germinate 30 Days
Max. Time to Germinate 3 Months
Depth to Sow Seeds Just Cover; barely cover with soil
When to Sow Indoors 10-12 weeks before last spring frost, Outdoors in early spring, a month before the last spring frost
Growing Height 6-12 in. (15-30 cm)
Plant Spacing 12-15 in. (30-38 cm)
Hardiness USDA Zone 6a: to -5F, USDA Zone 6b: to 0F, USDA Zone 7a: to 5F, USDA Zone 7b: to 10F, USDA Zone 8a: to 15F, USDA Zone 8b: to 20F, USDA Zone 9a: to 25F, USDA Zone 9b: to 30F
Sun Exposure Sun to Partial Shade
Danger All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested, Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction
Bloom Color Medium Blue
Bloom Time Late Summer/Early Fall, Mid-Fall
Foliage Bronze-Green, Good Fall Color, Herbaceous
Other Details Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater, This plant is resistant to deer
Soil pH Requirements 6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic), 6.6 to 7.5 (neutral), 7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)
Propagation Methods By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets), By serpentine layering, By simple layering, From herbaceous stem cuttings, From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall, From seed; sow indoors before last frost, From seed; stratify if sowing indoors, From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse, From softwood cuttings
Seed Collecting Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds
Seeds Per Pack 30