Chinese plumbago (Ceratostigma willmottianum)
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Where to plant
Let’s now see where to plant Chinese plumbago (Ceratostigma willmottianum). What types of gardens and where this plant is normally grown.
It tolerates being planted in different orientations. But if possible, plant Chinese plumbago in a east facing, south facing or west facing garden.
It has numerous uses in gardening and landscaping. Ceratostigma willmottianum can work very well in gardens of different styles:
- City & Courtyard Gardens – usually small gardens, these gardens need smart designs to work well as they have to allow areas to relax, play and entertain;
- Informal Gardens – have a free design and close to the nature aspect. The lines are smoother and more fluid and the planting is less rigid;
- Mediterranean Gardens – can be formal or informal, and are inspired by the vegetation and materials of the hot, dry climates of the Mediterranean region;
- Patios, balconies and containers – gardens confined to the space next to buildings where the cultivation is done in pots and containers;
- Rock and gravel gardens – are gardens that feature extensive use of rocks and stones and include plants native to rocky or alpine environments;
There are a wide range of applications for this plant. Chinese plumbago can be applied in/as:
- Cut flowers – to harvest and decorate the house;
- Flower borders and bedding – creating compositions in the garden;
- Low maintenance gardens – where you can’t care for the plants so often;