PlantsPlumbago→White Plumbago (Plumbago auriculata 'Alba')

Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9a -6.7 °C (20 °F) to -3.9 °C (25 °F)
Plant Height: 4 to 6 feet
Plant Spread: 6 to 8 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Erosion control
Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies
Resistances: Tolerates dry shade
Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Let's see what else we're growing, 2016 by dyzzypyxxy Jan 1, 2017 4:46 PM 1,398
October 2015 Butterflies, Moths & Larva by mellielong Nov 16, 2015 5:57 PM 344
Best plants for attracting, in Central FL by tcs1366 Mar 10, 2015 1:51 PM 31
August 2014 Butterflies, Moths & Larva by mellielong Sep 2, 2014 10:38 AM 257
Salt tolerant plants by eclayne Oct 10, 2020 8:42 PM 133

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