Ceratostigma plumbaginoides Ceratostigma plumbaginoides

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Ceratostigma plumbaginoides

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  • Fall Color,
  • Groundcover,
  • Great for Underplanting,
Common Name:Leadwort
Plant Type:Perennial
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 What is my zone?
Height:8 - 12 Inches
Spread:1 - 2 Feet
Exposure:Full Sun (+6 hrs.)
Part Shade (4-6 hrs.)
Nature Attractions:Butterflies
Critter Resistance:Deer
Flower Color:Blue Shades

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(Leadwort) Ceratostigma plumbaginoides is a groundcover that has green foliage during the summer, then turns a striking bronzy-red in the fall. Bright blue blooms are present from late summer until the first hard frost, creating a dazzling display. This dependable, long-lived perennial is a showy flowering plant that will continue its scenic interest into the fall. Ceratostigma plumbaginoides was a Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit winner in 1993; leadwort will create a dramatic look as it flows through your landscape.
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Ceratostigma plumbaginoides

Common Name Leadwort
USDA Hardiness Zone 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Plant Type Perennial
Sun Exposure Full Sun (+6 hrs.), Part Shade (4-6 hrs.)
Soil Moisture Needs Moderate
Nature Attractions Butterflies
Critter Resistance Deer
Flower Color Blue Shades
Attributes Deciduous
Design Use Border, Ground Cover
Season of Interest (Flowering) Fall, Late Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage) Fall

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