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Cape Plumbago

Plumbago auriculata

Tender perennial with profuse blue flowers which thrives in the hot Texas summer. Disease-, pest- and deer-resistant. Sometimes called "sky flower" because of the sky-blue color of its flowers. Native of South Africa.

Exposure: Full sun; partial sun

Size: Height 3-4 feet tall, up to 5 feet wide

Bloom Time: May till frost.

Care: Plumbago can be a bit rambling if not pruned; prune spent flowers to encourage re-blooming and to maintain desired plant shape.

For Futher Information:
Blue-Blooming Vitex and Plumbago: Butterflies Love 'Em, Deer Don't

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