A new, blue Plumbago
Plumbago auriculata (capeisis) or Cape Plumbago originated in South Africa. It is a sprawling shrub and is best kept down to 1ft-2 ft in height as hedging along a driveway, or as a low border for taller plants.
It has pale blue or white flowers and grows outdoors in full sun, although it can also grow in semi-shade too.
In late 2000 a new blue variety was added. I first saw these magnificent blues on a visit to Barbados, and then I saw them in Miami. They were the most brilliant blue flowers you could think of. First I thought it …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.