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Ceratostigma – Leadwort – Ceratostigma plumbaginoides

Garden Height
6 - 8
Spacing
18 - 20
Spread
112 - 22
Habit
Trailing
Container Role
Spiller
Flower Size
Short
Flower Colors
Blue
Light Level
Part Sun to Sun
Proven Selections

Attracts: Butterflies

Fall Interest

Maintenance Notes

Easy care

Uses Notes

Use as edging or ground cover

Maintenance Category Easy

Water Category Average

Bloom Time

Flower Form Container, Landscape

pH B - pH 5.8 - 6.2

EC (2:1 Extraction Method) 0.6 - 0.9

Fertilization 150 - 200

Light Requirements Medium

Water Requirements Moderate to Moist

Rooting Out Temperature 65 - 72° Fahrenheit

Growing On Temperature 55 - 65° Fahrenheit

Holding Temperature 50 - 60° Fahrenheit

Planting and Timing Information

Spring to Summer finish.

Finishing Times [weeks]
4-5" and Quart Pot : 6-7
6" and Gallon Pot : 8-9
7-9" Pot : 9-10
10-12" and Two Gallon Pot :

Pinching and Growth Regulators

Pinch needed at liner planting, then as needed to shape.

Pest and Disease Management

General pest and disease practices as listed in notes.