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Other common names
Indian leadwort rosy-flowered leadwort
Plumbago indica rosea
Plumbago can be annuals, perennials or scrambling evergreen shrubs, with simple leaves and short terminal racemes of salver-shaped flowers with 5 spreading lobes
P. indica is an evergreen shrub of lax, scandent habit, with slender stems carrying ovate leaves and terminal racemes of deep rose-pink flowers 2cm across, in autumn or winter
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or East-facing
SoilSand, Chalk, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Under glass grow in a loam-based potting compost in full light. When in growth water freely and apply a balanced liquid fertiliser monthly. Water sparingly in winter. Can be grown outdoors in warmer climes in most fertile soils
Propagate by seed sown at 13 to 18 °C in spring or take semi-hardwood cuttings in midsummer with bottom heat. Softwood cuttings can be rooted in late spring or early summer
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Patio & Container Plants
Pruning Pruning group 8
Pests Glasshouse red spider mite and glasshouse whitefly may be a problem
Generally disease free
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