Low mound of foliage is a nice cover especially over bulbs as it awakens very late in spring. Deep green foliage turns to red hues in fall. Brilliant blue, starry flowers of Plumbago in the late summer are captivating.
Ceratostigma make a good tight groundcover - true blue flowers. Long blooming. Leaving old foliage uncut until spring helps the plant to winter over better. Best in morning sun and afternoon shade.
- Attracts Butterflies
- Deer Resistant
Follow a regular watering schedule to establish a deep, extensive root system in the first year. Plants are late to emerge in the spring so wait until leaves form to clean up dead stems. Can be divided in spring as needed to maintain boundaries. Weed control is important until plants are established.