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Plumbago (Ceratostigma plumbaginoides)

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vitalie wrote:
Has anyone else had trouble with them scorching in full sun? Thanks!
   Comment   September 7, 2013
mdweaver wrote:
Shrub - What is the name of this shrub? Love the blue flowers.
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Andrew Keys added this to 5 Weed-Smothering Ground Covers
I recently extolled the virtues of plumbago (Ceratostigma plumbaginoides, zones 5 to 9) here, and I think it's worth mentioning twice, just to drive the point home: This plant grows well in sun and part shade in all kinds of conditions all over the U.S. It chokes out weeds, blooms in a clear blue that reflects the summer sky and tops it off with fantastic fall color. What more could you ask for?

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kbrinker1 added this to kbrinker1's ideas
April 9, 2014
plumbago (Ceratostigma plumbaginoides, zones 5 to 9) here, and I think it's worth mentioning twice, just to drive the point home: This plant grows well in sun and part shade in all kinds of conditions all over the U.S. It chokes out weeds,
kristal_riska added this to garden
March 29, 2014
plumbago
mgale5 added this to Florida Breezeway
March 27, 2014
Chokes out weeds.
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March 22, 2014
Flowers
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March 8, 2014
Plumbago
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February 26, 2014
Plumbago
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February 16, 2014
ground cover
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January 19, 2014
plumbago (ground cover that chokes out weeds)
maggiesetler added this to garden ideas
January 19, 2014
love plumbago!
ancala added this to AnCala plants & planting
November 16, 2013
plumbago shade ground cover is supposed to be deer proof
Tracey Herrick added this to GARDEN IDEAS
November 13, 2013
Great groundcover - Plumbag
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October 7, 2013
Wedding flowers?
megancake added this to Landscape Ideas
October 6, 2013
plumbago
Gretchen Klein Design added this to Jean-Baptise
October 1, 2013
plumbago (Ceratostigma plumbaginoides, zones 5 to 9)
bradyboy added this to bradyboy's ideas
September 30, 2013
ground cover option for back by pond
Amy Gignac added this to LANDSCAPING
September 18, 2013
groundcover
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August 25, 2013
Ground cover by drive way
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August 18, 2013
ground cover
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August 17, 2013
Ground cover
yojay added this to outside
July 31, 2013
ground cover, low maintenance plumbago
Kimberly Holtman added this to Outside
July 28, 2013
Excellent ground cover for townhouse
Jane Batten added this to woodland gardens
July 26, 2013
good colors
cko8 added this to cko8's Ideas
July 26, 2013
Ground cover to choke out weeds
ellieleebrown added this to Garden
June 23, 2013
chokes out weeds; flower
bdomino102 added this to Exterior Ideas
June 18, 2013
The color and thickness and that it chokes out weeks.
Retha Venter added this to retha_venter's ideas
June 17, 2013
Don't know it-interesting? Do we get it in Sa?
Sherin Radwan added this to Garden
June 5, 2013
plumbago
plumbargo ground cover
hgc87 added this to hgc87's ideas
June 2, 2013
Weed choking ground cover
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May 20, 2013
Plúmbeo gjardin
lmh2013 added this to yard
May 13, 2013
plumbago
wabross added this to Landscaping
May 10, 2013
Blue flowers
sharip added this to Backyard Retreat
May 6, 2013
Blue plumbago
rsbush added this to rsbush's Ideas
April 28, 2013
Shade ground cover
lisakellis added this to lisakellis's ideas
April 14, 2013
plumbago ground cover
Cornelia added this to Plant design
April 9, 2013
I recently extolled the virtues of plumbago (Ceratostigma plumbaginoides, zones 5 to 9) here, and I think it's worth mentioning twice, just to drive the point home: This plant grows well in sun and part shade in all kinds of conditions all over the U.S. It chokes out weeds, blooms in a clear blue that reflects the summer sky and tops it off with fantastic fall color. What more could you ask for?
Cornelia added this to cbrentano's ideas
April 9, 2013
I recently extolled the virtues of plumbago (Ceratostigma plumbaginoides, zones 5 to 9) here, and I think it's worth mentioning twice, just to drive the point home: This plant grows well in sun and part shade in all kinds of conditions all over the U.S. It chokes out weeds, blooms in a clear blue that reflects the summer sky and tops it off with fantastic fall color. What more could you ask for?
client17 added this to garden hardscape
April 4, 2013
Plumbagomb
paulines169 added this to paulines169's Lake House
March 29, 2013
Landscape for Lake House
sowens400 added this to Garden
March 25, 2013
plumbago ground cover
yetmost added this to yetmost's ideas
March 23, 2013
plumbago
larkinwerner added this to landscape
March 16, 2013
nice ground cover
lefty1987 added this to landscape
March 4, 2013
plumbago
madaket added this to madaket's ideas
March 1, 2013
the blue flowers
pattipaul added this to pattipaul's ideas
February 28, 2013
plumbago (Ceratostogma) zone 5-9, sun or part shade, chokes out weeds
reedwelding added this to reedwelding's ideas
February 27, 2013
nice color.
tmtfelix added this to gardening
February 20, 2013
ground cover
Kris Babendererde added this to kris_babendererde's ideas
February 13, 2013
plants
linckjackson added this to Backyard Project #1
February 9, 2013
Plumbago
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February 2, 2013
ground cover
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January 31, 2013
plants along drive
sklong added this to side garden
January 20, 2013
plumbago
marybly added this to landscaping
January 19, 2013
ides, zones 5 to 9) grows well in sun and part shade. It chokes out weeds, blooms in a clear blue that reflects the summer sky and tops it off with fantastic fall color
mwl800 added this to What to Plant
January 18, 2013
plumbago it's a ground cover
Oanh Mai added this to oanh_mai's Ideas
January 16, 2013
Plumbago (Ceratostigma plumbaginoides)
aliceray added this to landscape
December 31, 2012
flowering ground covers
cco8 added this to cco8's Ideas
December 28, 2012
Great feature plant
kveljkovic added this to kveljkovic
December 23, 2012
love plumbago
meg1973 added this to meg1973's Ideas
December 1, 2012
Plumbago
cindystar13 added this to yard and patio
November 30, 2012
plumbago
debiwatts added this to gardens
November 23, 2012
plumbago
mistijobe added this to outdoor misti
November 18, 2012
wetlands
mpplvt added this to mpplvt's ideas
November 17, 2012
Plumago
gagnerfam added this to gagnerfam's ideas
October 14, 2012
Plumbago (Ceratostigma plumbaginoides)
Abriga Design LLC added this to Landscaping
September 16, 2012
Grows well in Denver area
whump added this to Landscape/outdoor
September 16, 2012
plumbago a ground cover
bdzwahlen added this to Landscaping - Plants
September 16, 2012
Weed killing ground covers
jenharboe added this to for james
September 16, 2012
ground cover plant, chokes weeds
K.O.H. Construction Corporation added this to landscaping
September 3, 2012
landscape plant
Ashlee added this to Backyard
September 1, 2012
Plumbago ground cover - sun to part shade
chikinlips added this to chikinlips's Ideas
August 27, 2012
groundcover
krausch56 added this to krausch56's ideas
August 26, 2012
plumbago(Ceratostigma plumbaginoides) weed control ground cover
Glenda Horn added this to Weed killing plants
August 26, 2012
plumbago
tinazhouzz added this to tinazhouzz's Favorites
August 19, 2012
Put under juniper in front
lgoff added this to lgoff's ideas
August 15, 2012
plumbago squeezes out weeds
slahood added this to THE GARDEN PLANT IDEAS
August 4, 2012
Weed war Plumbago (Ceratostigma plumbaginoides, zones 5 to 9) grows well in sun and part shade. It chokes out weeds, blooms in a clear blue that reflects the summer sky and tops it off with fantastic fall color.
fbatha added this to fbatha's outdoor ideas
July 31, 2012
ground cover
sunspot17 added this to sunspot17's Ideas
July 26, 2012
Ground cover to help with weeds and look good doing it!
evalee1109 added this to evalee1109's ideas
July 22, 2012
Plumbago great ground cover to snuff out weeds
pholen added this to pholen's ideas
July 22, 2012
farm folage
Maureen Cornwell Interior Design Consulting added this to mcidc's ideas
July 22, 2012
Ground cover
jorevis added this to Landscape ideas
July 22, 2012
Plumbago
Cathy Perreault added this to myCurrentLook
July 22, 2012
Weed smotherer-outer: I recently extolled the virtues of plumbago (Ceratostigma plumbaginoides, zones 5 to 9) here, and I think it's worth mentioning twice, just to drive the point home: This plant grows well in sun and part shade in all kinds of conditions all over the U.S. It chokes out weeds, blooms in a clear blue that reflects the summer sky and tops it off with fantastic fall color. What more could you ask for?
kirschbm added this to kirschbm's ideas
July 22, 2012
Ground over
portiabk added this to outdoors
July 22, 2012
groundcover
mjgoodman added this to mjgoodman's Ideas
July 22, 2012
Ground cover plumbago
mnjdiamond added this to backyard
July 20, 2012
pretty ground cover
cordelia2003 added this to external
July 20, 2012
weed-smothering ground covers recently extolled the virtues of plumbago (Ceratostigma plumbaginoides, zones 5 to 9) here, and I think it's worth mentioning twice, just to drive the point home: This plant grows well in sun and part shade in all kinds of conditions all over the U.S. It chokes out weeds, blooms in a clear blue that reflects the summer sky and tops it off with fantastic fall color. What more could you ask for?
makingbeauty added this to Garden
July 11, 2012
Ground Cover: "Plumbago" (Ceratostigma plumbaginoides)
feathercd added this to feathercd's ideas
July 8, 2012
Along garage
hannone added this to Backyard
June 28, 2012
plumbago (Ceratostigma plumbaginoides, zones 5 to 9) here, and I think it's worth mentioning twice, just to drive the point home: This plant grows well in sun and part shade in all kinds of conditions all over the U.S. It chokes out weeds, blooms in a clear blue that reflects the summer sky and tops it off with fantastic fall color. What more could you ask for?
reyw added this to reyw's ideas
June 26, 2012
groundcover
dedegrandmother added this to dedegrandmother's Favorites
June 25, 2012
Good ground cover -south Fl.??
jgeorgiaa added this to jgeorgiaa's Favorites
June 19, 2012
Plumbago that chokes out weeds
murphy515 added this to murphy515's ideas
June 9, 2012
plumbaginoides
jessilu added this to jessilu's ideas
June 4, 2012
Landscaping
milesb43 added this to milesb43's Favorites
May 30, 2012
pretty ground cover
imurbutterfly added this to imurbutterfly's ideas
May 27, 2012
PLUMBAGO (WEED CHOKING GROUNDCOVER)
tati added this to Garden
May 20, 2012
plumbago
kellytoups added this to outside
May 19, 2012
L
clynchy added this to clynchy's ideas
May 13, 2012
driveway
katch13 added this to katch13's ideas
May 12, 2012
Plumbago
jacksonwandb added this to yard
May 9, 2012
Ground cover
Walkers Landmart added this to shwalk's ideas
May 6, 2012
Groundcover
renee56 added this to landscape
May 6, 2012
plant for back wall
catgil3 added this to miami landscape
May 6, 2012
Zone 6-11, Do not add lime to the soil; plumbago likes a slightly acidic pH. more here http://www.floridata.com/ref/p/plumbago.cfm
mommomof9 added this to mommomof9's Favorites
May 1, 2012
K & r
jesvetmed added this to Garden
May 1, 2012
weed choking ground cover plumbago
brunellita added this to brunellita's ideas
April 29, 2012
ceratostigma
krochaacosta added this to krochaacosta's ideas
April 29, 2012
ivy replacement
danienali added this to danienali's Favorites
April 26, 2012
Chokes out weeds
kreeves1341 added this to kreeves1341's Favorites
April 22, 2012
Weedblocker
trysh added this to trysh's Favorites
April 21, 2012
Ceratosigma
otatanbo added this to otatanbo's Favorites
April 19, 2012
Good all around colour
alixe added this to alixe's Favorites
April 17, 2012
Groundcover
bonnmi added this to Home exteriors
April 16, 2012
plumbago (Ceratostigma plumbaginoides) ground cover 6-12 inches - likes clay soil, can survive drought - not fond of soggy soil - turns red in fall - cut back in spring
oliveoyl added this to oliveoyl's Favorites
April 15, 2012
Musthave groundcover
higgins718 added this to higgins718's Favorites
April 15, 2012
Groundcover colorful fall interest
claudia338 added this to claudia338's Favorites
April 13, 2012
abuckrn added this to Garden Ideas
April 9, 2012
Love getting rid of weeds. And, these are pretty!
bebrooks1126 added this to Outdoor
April 4, 2012
Plant for courtyard-another option
tehines added this to tehines's Favorites
April 1, 2012
Cover
tamiw85 added this to Landscaping / Outdoor
April 1, 2012
Great for our garden
ficklehouse added this to ficklehouse's ideas
March 31, 2012
frt yard
tax1031 added this to tax1031 landscape
March 30, 2012
plumbago
jkadan added this to jkadan's Favorites
March 27, 2012
Ground cover that chokes out weeds
jessiebabe added this to jessiebabe's Favorites
March 26, 2012
Flower
jspankyw added this to Outdoor space
March 25, 2012
plumbago (Ceratostigma plumbaginoides, zones 5 to 9)
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March 21, 2012
Plumbaginoides
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March 19, 2012
Ceratostigma plumbaginoides--for ground cover
karissasoma added this to backyard
March 19, 2012
Ground cover
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March 18, 2012
Plumbago ground cover (red and blue flowers)
ejones12 added this to Landscaping
March 18, 2012
Ground cover. Plumbago
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March 18, 2012
Ground cover
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March 18, 2012
ground cover
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March 17, 2012
Ground cover
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March 16, 2012
Landscape ideas
cathyboatman added this to cathyboatman's Favorites
March 15, 2012
Against house in back
shaneicew added this to shaneicew's Favorites
March 13, 2012
Like
lmcgillivray added this to lmcgillivray's Favorites
March 13, 2012
Colour
mythical71 added this to exterior
March 13, 2012
Plumbago (ceratostigma plumbaginoides)
fisherwoman added this to landscape
March 12, 2012
plumbago
Charissa Branson added this to Outdoor passions
March 11, 2012
color and seems like an easy plant to grow
kclock added this to kclock's Favorites
March 11, 2012
Attractive ground cover
trye added this to Garden/Yard
March 11, 2012
Plumbago....gorgeous groundcover
rsillssi added this to rsillssi's ideas
March 11, 2012
like
madamecl added this to madamecl's Favorites
March 11, 2012
Ground cover
marciatalkovich added this to marciatalkovich's ideas
March 11, 2012
cabin and GA plumbago
juliemsrd added this to juliemsrd's Favorites
March 11, 2012
Pretty ground cover
cristimiller added this to cristimiller's ideas
March 11, 2012
plumbagl
zannamc added this to zannamc's Favorites
March 10, 2012
Check it out. See if deer like it
doper added this to doper's ideas
March 10, 2012
Plants
nspb56 added this to nspb56's ideas
March 10, 2012
Plumbago
Wild Ideas Garden Design added this to susa17's ideas
March 10, 2012
ceratostima plumbago
Susan K added this to Outdoors and plants
March 10, 2012
Plumbago ground cover, sun or part shade
kbhouzz added this to kbhouzz's Favorites
March 10, 2012
Ground cover
sjcar0 added this to sjcar0's Favorites
March 10, 2012
plumbago deer-resistant groundcover shade all soils
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March 9, 2012
ground cover/weed choker
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March 9, 2012
groundcover
fdawson added this to fdawson's Favorites
March 9, 2012
Ground cover plumbago
colorlover added this to pardipat's ideas
March 9, 2012
for edge of walk
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March 9, 2012
for landscaping
sinnamonw added this to sinnamonw's ideas
March 9, 2012
Ground cover--deer proof?
cchampoux added this to cchampoux's ideas
March 9, 2012
something that would grow here?
mmaschmitt added this to mmaschmitt's ideas
March 8, 2012
ground cover
jwitbeck76 added this to jwitbeck76's Favorites
March 8, 2012
Plumbago, weeds no more
juded added this to juded's ideas
March 8, 2012
wingate
fitmama added this to Side garden
March 8, 2012
Plumbago
angimima added this to Garden
March 7, 2012
Need a hardy ground cover for the front
catzson added this to catzson's ideas
March 7, 2012
weed smothering groundcover
beau5champ added this to beau5champ's Favorites
March 7, 2012
Ground cover
marthawrites added this to garden
March 7, 2012
I recently extolled the virtues of plumbago (Ceratostigma plumbaginoides, zones 5 to 9) here, and I think it's worth mentioning twice, just to drive the point home: This plant grows well in sun and part shade in all kinds of conditions all over the U.S. It chokes out weeds, blooms in a clear blue that reflects the summer sky and tops it off with fantastic fall color. What more could you ask for?
C. Dominica McG added this to Landscaping
March 7, 2012
Crowds out weeds. plumbago (Ceratostigma plumbaginoides, zones 5 to 9) here, and I think it's worth mentioning twice, just to drive the point home: This plant grows well in sun and part shade in all kinds of conditions all over the U.S. It chokes out weeds, blooms in a clear blue that reflects the summer sky and tops it off with fantastic fall color. What more could you ask for?
blumitts added this to landscape
March 7, 2012
For garden and path to garage
sarahoburns added this to sarahoburns's ideas
March 7, 2012
chokes out weeds...
achildspdx added this to yard
March 7, 2012
Plumbago
Donna added this to Weed Choking Groundcovers
March 7, 2012
weed choking
Therese Hernandez-Cano added this to mrscano05's ideas
March 7, 2012
color
esherpa added this to esherpa's ideas
March 7, 2012
I recently extolled the virtues of plumbago (Ceratostigma plumbaginoides, zones 5 to 9) here, and I think it's worth mentioning twice, just to drive the point home: This plant grows well in sun and part shade in all kinds of conditions all over the U.S. It chokes out weeds, blooms in a clear blue that reflects the summer sky and tops it off with fantastic fall color.
ryanalderman added this to ryanalderman's ideas
March 7, 2012
plumbago
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March 7, 2012
plumbago
hammieboy added this to Garden
March 7, 2012
Ground cover on front hill
kimfilbeck added this to kimfilbeck's ideas
March 7, 2012
groundcover
lookingforit added this to lookingforit's ideas
March 7, 2012
smothers weeds
Monticello Cabinets & Doors added this to garden ideas
March 7, 2012
garden
dabbyanddoodledesign added this to gardening
March 7, 2012
maybe for around the wall?
helene727 added this to helene727's Favorites
March 7, 2012
Front lawm
susan Mecca-Urbanczyk added this to Healing Spaces.
March 7, 2012
Add to Ideabookby Andrew Keys by Andrew Keys I recently extolled the virtues of plumbago (Ceratostigma plumbaginoides, zones 5 to 9) here, and I think it's worth mentioning twice, just to drive the point home: This plant grows well in sun and part shade in all kinds of conditions all over the U.S. It chokes out weeds, blooms in a clear blue that reflects the summer sky and tops it off with fantastic fall color. What more could you ask for?
bobnsuzie added this to home improvement
March 7, 2012
Landscape/ground cover
jayeharris added this to jayeharris's Favorites
March 7, 2012
Hardy ground cover
mdoherty12 added this to Landscaping
March 7, 2012
Plumbago - ground cover
jillannemartin added this to Asheville landscaping
March 7, 2012
Plumbago --weed choking
ballantrae added this to ballantrae's ideas
March 7, 2012
plumbago - good ground cover contrast plant for bedding
tadumm added this to tadumm's ideas
March 7, 2012
along driveway?
lhaselden added this to lhaselden's ideas
March 7, 2012
Outside
madcatter13 added this to Groundcover
March 7, 2012
hill
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March 7, 2012
plumbago (groundcover)
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March 7, 2012
ground cover
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March 7, 2012
Ground cover
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