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Plumbago White - Plant

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Plumbago plants are sprawling shrubs with branches that resemble vines. Phlox-like flowers it produces for extended periods of time.
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Plumbago White Plant
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5 inch Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

Description for Plumbago White

Plant height: 3 - 5 inches
Plant spread: 4 - 6 inches

Interesting Fact:The Plumbago plant is interesting in a way that it has a tubular calyx having sticky glandular hairs on it.

It is a scrambling shrub, able to grow up to 3 m tall and with a spread of 2 - 3 m wide. Leaves are obovate with crenulate margins, up to 25 mm long, thin and light green in color. The leaf axils are winged with ear-shaped appendages at the base of each leaf. Another salient feature is the abundant axillary growth of leaves, resulting in many leaves of varying sizes being found all over the plant, and a distinctively dense and bushy appearance even in small plants. Flowers are white in color, borne on rounded terminal clusters.

Common name(s): Cape plumbago, Cape leadwort, Forget-Me-Not
Flower colours: White
Bloom time: Spring, summer and early autumn
Max reachable height: Up to 3 m
Difficulty to grow: Easy to grow

Planting and care

Plumbago plant is propagated from the cutting. Planting season of Plumbago is in the monsoon and spring season. It grows in full sun and well-drained soil.

Sunlight: Full sun to part shade
Soil: well-drained soil
Water: Medium
Temperature: 20 to 30 degrees C
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer

Caring for Plumbago White

  • Water a plant when the soil feels dry to touch. Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering for the winter & rainy season.
  • Try to water the plants in the morning around 8-10am.
  • You should remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and throw in the garbage collector.
  • You should prune and fertilize a plant mostly in the spring season.
  • When a plant grows beyond its limit and pot size not providing enough space for the spread of roots, re-pot with fresh soil and some fertilizer.
  • While re-potting, try not to disturb the roots. Avoid any drastic change in the provided environment otherwise, the plants may get stress/shock.
  • For any insect attack or disease, you can use Neem oil, Eucalyptus oil or Citrus oil spray for primary treatment.

Typical uses of Plumbago White

Special features: Attractive flower

Ornamental use: The plant is used for an ornamental purpose.

References

  • https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/shrubs/plumbago/growing-plumbago-plants.htm
  • https://homeguides.sfgate.com/growing-tips-blue-plumbago-46137.html
  • https://www.sproutabl.com/blue-plumbago/

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5 / 5 Kuldeep Bishnoi 28 June 2018
Very small but looking cute
5 / 5 Nandita Giri 26 June 2018
can I grow absolutely indoor or outdoor? or partly indoor or outdoor?
4 / 5 H P Tyagi k 25 June 2018
I purchased a plant online from nursery live and received it in a very perfect condition, Thanks nurserylive team
5 / 5 Arshad Khan 21 June 2018
This plant is very easy to grow.
4 / 5 Hemant 09 June 2018
Amazed to see this plant.

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