B and T World Seeds' reference number:
The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Plumbago auriculata is cold hardy
USDA Zone:9 20° to 30°F (-6.5° to -1°C)
|Type of plant - evergreen shrub
Flower or inflorescence:
pale BLUE, to 2.5cm. dia., spikes, summer-autumn
capsule, 5 valved
oblong 7x4mm. tapered... scrambling plant...sow in spring
|Height, in meters: 1.2
Height, in feet: 3.96
|Plumbago auriculata sales history
Synonyms (alternative names) for Plumbago auriculata:
Common names for Plumbago auriculata:
|(folk:a stick of plant in thatch diverts lightning, (folk:crushed root infusion emetic dispels dreams), (folk:parts of plant are charms against evil), (folk:root or leaf snuff relieves headache), (in cold areas cut back & store frost-free), Cape Leadwort, Cape Plumbago,|
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|31||: House and Container Plant Seed List|
|36||: Herb Seed List Culinary Medicinal Dye and Aromatic|
|Not all medicinal, dye or aromatic plants are edible, some are toxic if eaten and others are dangerous if applied to the skin. Please check uses for plants.|
|37||: South African Native and Introduced Plants|
|43||: Herbaceous Border Plant Seed List|
|44||: Cut flowers Commercial and other Recommended Varieties|
|130||: Ground cover Plant Seed List (see also List 133)|
|191||: Tropical Shrubs and Trees|
|720||: Fire Resistant Plants|
|Different classes of resistance: some grow back, some don't burn, a few have highly inflammable leaves that leave the rest of the plant intact, some trees don't have lower branches.|
|952||: Wholesale Selection|
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds.
Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like
require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.|
Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet,
the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Plumbago auriculata seeds will usually germinate in 25-30 days.