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Royal Cape® Plumbago

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Huge clusters of vivid deep-blue flowers cover this sprawling, vine-like shrub most of the year. Provides reliable color as a groundcover, bank cover or container plant in frost free areas. In colder zones, provides beautiful annual color. Photo credit: Carolyn Christine


  • Full Sun

  • Low

  • Height
    5 - 10 feet

  • Spread
    4—7 feet

Availability: Out of stock



Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.

Brand Monrovia
Botanical Name Plumbago auriculata 'Monott'
Plant Type Shrubs, Tropicals
Plant Subtype EVERGREEN SUMMER FLOWERING SHRUB
Foliage Color Green
Light Needs Full Sun
Water Needs Low
USDA Cold Hardiness Zones 9 - 11
Height 5 - 10 feet
Spread 4—7 feet
Special Uses Deer Resistant, Easy Care, Showy Flowers, Waterwise
Landscape Uses Border, Container, Hedges and Screens, Seacoast Exposure
Flower Color Blue
Bloom Time Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

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