• Latin Name : Plumbago auriculata, Plumbago capensis
  • Familia : Plumbaginaceae
  • Popular Names : Plumbago, Cape Leadwort
  • Propagation : cutting, seeds, tiller
  • Placement : Front yard, garden, barrier plant
  • Planting medium: a mixture of garden soil, roasted husks and manure
  • Region of Origin : South Africa, South Asia
Plumbago is a very attractive shrub plants , especially because it has flowers with soft blue color and rarely found in other flowers. Another uniqueness is that Plumbago also vaguely smelled the soft fragrance. Plumbago grows with the high from 0.5 to 1.5 m. Plumbago Flowers is 2 cm in diameter and consists of 5 pieces of flower petals, each petal is divided by a dark blue thin line.

Plumbago usually planted in mass, as a barrier plant or as garden filler. The growth behavior is like vines plant, tend to grow sideways because the trunk is smooth and supple. If allowed to grow wild, Plumbago will grow creeping other nearby plants.

Tips to take care Plumbago :

Because of very rapid growth, this plant requires regular treatment to maintain in order to stay neat. Do not hesitate to cut a flowering branch, because these cuts will actually stimulate the growth of new branches which will emerge with more numerous flowers.


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