There are no edible uses listed for Ceratostigma plumbaginoides.
An excellent ground cover between shrubs, at the front of the border and in a sunny rock garden
Plants are used to stabilize steep banks in warm climates
There are no material uses listed for Ceratostigma plumbaginoides.
There are no medicinal uses listed for Ceratostigma plumbaginoides.
Seed - we have no details for this species but suggest sowing the seed in a greenhouse in the spring. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow them on in a greenhouse for at least their first winter. Plant them out into their permanent positions in late spring or early summer, after the last expected frosts.
Division in the spring
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Prefers a light moderately fertile and retentive soil with good drainage, though it tolerates poor dry soils
. Requires a sunny position
The plant has an invasive root system and can spread freely when well suited.
Members of this genus are rarely if ever troubled by browsing deer
Problems, pests & diseases
Associations & Interactions
There are no interactions listed for Ceratostigma plumbaginoides. Do you know of an interaction that should be listed here? edit this page to add it.
Polycultures & Guilds
There are no polycultures listed which include Ceratostigma plumbaginoides.
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Material uses & Functions
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Root Zone Tendancy
? 1.01.11.21.188.8.131.52 Huxley. A. The New RHS Dictionary of Gardening. 1992. MacMillan Press ISBN 0-333-47494-5 (1992-00-00)
? 2.02.1 Thomas. G. S. Perennial Garden Plants J. M. Dent & Sons, London. ISBN 0 460 86048 8 (1990-00-00)
? [Flora of China] (1994-00-00)
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