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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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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 cluste

Plant Specifications

Plant Height 9 inch (23 cm)
Plant Spread 5 inch (13 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Cape plumbago, Cape leadwort, Forget-Me-Not
Maximum Reachable Height Up to 3 m
Flower Colour White
Bloom Time Spring, summer and early autumn
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care


  • 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.

    Plumbago White 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
    Watering Medium
    Soil well-drained soil
    Temperature 20 to 30 degrees C
    Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

    Plumbago White special feature

    Attractive flower

    Plumbago White uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • The plant is used for an ornamental purpose
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    How to plant Plumbago?

    1. To plant Plumbago in the pot, choose a pot having of 5-7 inch upper diameter and drainage holes.
    2. Fill the 1/3 pot with well-drained soil rich in organic content and place the plant in the center of the pot.
    3. Fill the remaining pot with the same soil.
    4. Keep the plant in indirect bright light location for 2-3 days and then gradually move to a location that receives 4-6 hours of direct sunlight. If you are planting purchased Plumbago plant directly in ground follow the below procedure.
    1. Keep the plant in indirect bright light for 3-4 days and gradually move to a location receiving direct sunlight for 4-6 hours a day.
    2. Dig a pit twice the size of the bag/pot the current plant is in.
    3. Fill the 1/3 of pit with soil rich in organic content, place the plant in center and fill the pit with same soil.
    4. Apply water General caring tips Plant should get 4-6 hours of sunlight a day. Water the plant when surface soil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch. Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season.

    How to propagate Plumbago plants?

    You can grow plumbago through cutting and seed sowing methods.
    1. To propagate take pencil size cutting of well mature stem to a length of 16-18 cm and remove any flowers leaves from it.
    2. Then dip the bottom of the cutting in rooting hormone, and Place the 3/4 portion cutting into a small container with well-draining soil and water the cuttings.
    3. Rooting will start within 1-2 week.

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    What is Plumbago plant?

    Plumbago is a genus of flowering plants in the family Plumbaginaceae.

    Is Plumbago a hardy plant?

    Yes, Is Plumbago a hardy plant.

    When to trim Plumbago plants?

    When plant overgrows and not flowering well at that time after flowering season trim the plant (Winter season).

    When do you plant Plumbago?

    You can plant Plumbago throughout the year.

    Is Plumbago perennial?

    Yes, Plumbago is perennial flowering plant.

    How to prune Plumbago plant?

    Without pruning, plants grow out of bounds and take over paths, neighboring plants, even structures. Cutaway dead, damaged or diseased branches at the base of the tree. Remove old wood that no longer flowers. Use loppers for branches too large for the pruning shears. Prune overgrowth back to a pleasing shape and size. Remove the longest branches at the tree base to control height and spread. Cut off branches that grow close to the ground. Remove these branches at the trunk, leaving a clearing below the tree.

    Why is my Plumbago plant wilting?

    Plumbago plant wilting due to Insufficient light, less or overwatering and cold temperature. So make sure your plant is getting 4-6 hrs of sunlight, water it when the upper layer of the soil(1-2 inch) feels dry to touch. Check the moisture in the soil before watering it, Poke your finger into the soil, if dry then apply water. Do not overwater the plant. This plant doesn’t like to sit in waterlogged soil, so drainage is important to prevent rot. Check the drainage hole to allow excess water to escape. Protect your plant from a cold climate by keeping it in a mildly warm and dry location. Feed it with any organic nitrogen-rich fertilizer once a month(February-March).

    Where to plant Plumbago?

    You can grow Plumbago outdoor where it will 4-6 hrs of direct bright sunlight per day.

    Is Plumbago an acid loving plant?

    Yes, Plumbago can grow in acidic soil also.

    Is Plumbago plant a perennial?

    Yes, Plumbago is a perennial plant.

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