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Evergreen Shrubs (Flowering) – Blue Cape Leadwort

  • Blue cape leadwort 

Botanical name:Plumbago auriculata

Average Size at Maturity: 6 – 8 ft in height and a 8 – 12 ft game 

Hardy zone: zones 8-11

Bloom Time: spring – fall

Flower Color: blue

Foliage Color: green 

Growth Rate: maturity in 6 – 12 months 

Pruning needs: deadhead withered flowers after flowering

Landscape Use: Border, Container, Groundcover, Mass Planting

Light Needs: 5 – 6 hours of sun a day

Special Feature: medical benefits 
Water Needs: weekly watering during the first growing season, reduce watering during the fall and winter months to only when the top 2 inches of soil have dried

Fertilizing needs: use 10-10-10 twice a year, once in the early spring and once in the early fall

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