Plumbago is a genus of 10–20 species of flowering plants in the family Plumbaginaceae, native to warm temperate to tropical regions of the world. AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually. Generally disease free. P. auriculata is an evergreen shrub to 4m or more (with support), with slender, scandent stems bearing light green, spoon-shaped leaves and terminal racemes of sky-blue, long-tubed flowers 15mm across, Plant range Evergreen - oblong to oblong-spoon-shaped leaves 4-7cm (1½-3in) long matt green sometimes with a blue-grey tone.BlueHeight - 3-6m(10-20ft) These plants will have a lot more details displayed including an image. Plumbago Auriculata from Burncoose Nurseries available online to buy - Information: (capensis) - blue Plumbago. Join the RHS today and support our charitable work, Keep track of your plants with reminders & care tips – all to help you grow successfully, For the latest on RHS Shows in 2020 and 2021, read more, RHS members get free access to RHS Gardens, Free entry to RHS members at selected times », Reduced prices on RHS Garden courses and workshops, General enquiries Plumbago auriculata, the cape leadwort, blue plumbago or Cape plumbago, is a species of flowering plant in the family Plumbaginaceae, native to South Africa. Plumbago capensis, Family The confusion over the scientific name is explained by Alice Aubrey of Africa’s Witwatersrand National Botanical Garden in her account of Plumbago auriculata. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Royal Cape. OTHER SETS BY THIS CREATOR. It suits a wide range of soil types, including … RHS Level 2 Unit 6 3.5 Lime-hating plants. S Africa, All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. suppliers. Recommended by the RHS. It suits a wide range of soil types, including … times, Need more criteria? Patio & Container Plants Mediterranean Climate Plants, Pests Glasshouse red spider mite and glasshouse whitefly may be a problem, Diseases It is massed with clear sky blue tubular flowers in spring and summer, and spot flowers in autumn. 6 terms. 10 terms. Evergreen. The influential Miss Willmott was one of only two women to receive the first RHS Victoria Medal of Honour in 1907 (the other was Gertrude Jekyll). Propagate by seed sown at 13 to 18 ?C in spring or take semi-hardwood cuttings in midsummer with bottom heat, Suggested planting locations and garden types The first thing to hang was ‘Edgar’. Leadwort (Plumbago auriculata) is native to South Africa and at one time, a stick of it was placed in the thatch of huts to ward off lightening. 222879/SC038262, If you enter just a plant name, you will see results from the old RHS Plant Finder and Selector databases. It has been given the Royal Horticultural Society’s prestigious Award of Garden Merit. 2.5-4 metres, Ultimate spread RHS Level 2 Unit 5 6.1 Grass species. Plumbago plants, also known as plumbago auriculata or cape leadwort, grow well in warm climates. In September of 2017, I was given four plumbago plants in 10-gallon pots. 5-10 years, Cultivation RHS Level 2 Unit 6 3.7 Climbers and wall shrubs. white Cape leadwort, Synonyms The plumbago (Plumbago auriculata), also known as skyflower, leadwort and cape plumbago, produces phloxlike clusters of star-shaped flowers in shades of blue and white. Keep barely moist when dormant and top-dress or repot in spring. P. auriculata f. alba is a lax evergreen shrub with slender stems bearing light green, oblanceolate leaves and terminal racemes of pure white flowers in late summer and autumn, Plant range It was also believe to help get rid of warts and heal broken bones. Plumbago capensis, Skyflower, Cape leadwort, Ceratostigma auriculata. 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