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Ceratostigma spp

Ceratostigma

Plumbego,leadwort
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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Ceratostigma spp
Principal Common Name Ceratostigma
Common Name(s) Plumbego,Leadwort
Synonym
Description They are herbaceous plants, sub-shrubs, or small shrubs growing to 0.3-1 m tall. The leaves are spirally arranged, simple, 1-9 cm long, usually with a hairy margin. Some of the species are evergreen, others deciduous. The flowers are produced in a compact inflorescence, each flower with a five-lobed corolla; flower color varies from pale to dark blue to red-purple. The fruit is a small bristly capsule containing a single seed.
General Comments
Origin
Nativity Africa and Asia
Height Range 0 - 0 FT
Spread Range 0 - 0 FT
Flower Showy Y
Warning
Sunset Zones
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Form Shrub : Subshrub
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