Plumbago auriculata ‘Alba’ (Skyflower, Cape Leadwort)
is a medium sized wide fully hardy perennial evergreen shrub with magnificent white flowers in early Autumn, early Summer, late Spring, late Summer and mid Summer. It grows well in semi-shade and direct sun, and prefers medium levels of water. The flowers are rotate shaped. It has average drought tolerance. It looks best in Autumn, Spring and Summer.
Plumbago auriculata ‘Alba’ grows in soils ranging from a pH of 5 to 7. It is adapted to clay loam, loam, loamy sand, sandy clay loam and sandy loam soils.
This is a climbing shrub has an ultimate height of 3m / 9.8ft and spread of 2.5m / 8.2ft.
The plant prefers a sheltered situation.
Arbor or trellis, basic hedge, borders, drought resistant, flowering shrub, poor soils, screen and tropical effect.
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