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Ceratostigma plumbaginoides/Leadwort, Hardy Blue Plumbago

Ceratostigma plumbaginoides / Ceratostigma plumbaginoides
Ground cover planting, typical of the growth of this Plumbago
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Ground cover planting, typical of the growth of this Plumbago

Cobalt-blue, funnel-shaped flowers

Close view of flowers

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Scientific Name: Ceratostigma plumbaginoides
Common Name: Leadwort, Hardy Blue Plumbago
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: 2 -3 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer
Flower color: Blue
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
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Comments: This ground cover is noted for its cobalt-blue flowers that are produced throughout the summer and into the autumn. Reported to be a rather prolific spreader, but relatively easy to removed unwanted plants. Had a dormant period during December through February. Reported that deer do not eat the foliage