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Plumbago auriculata 'Alba' 3
Plumbago auriculata 'Alba' 3

Plumbago auriculata 'Alba'
(White Plumbago)
(Cape Leadwort)
USDA Zone: 9A - 11
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Origin: South Africa
Type: Evergreen shrubs; tropical; perennial;

Typical Height: 2’-4’
(0.60 – 1.20 mts)
Typical Spread: 4’-6’
(1.20 – 1.80 mts)

Growth: Medium
Drought Tolerance: Medium
Salt Tolerance: Medium
Wind Tolerance: N/A
Foliage Color: Green
Flower Color: White
Flowering Season: Summer; Spring
Flower Feature: Showy; Fragrant
Light Needs: High
Nutritional Needs: Medium
Human Hazards: Irritant
Family: Plumbaginaceae
Propagation: Cuttings
Leaf Type: Simple
Texture: Medium
Environmental Issues: None

Typical sizes at the nursery:
3G (20”-24”OA)

Typical planting distance:
42" O.C.

Common Uses: Beds; Flowering shrubs; Informal hedge; Foundation planting; Color massed in beds; Accent; Hanging baskets; Garden pond; Pots;
Category: Small Shrubs 
Notes: Bushy, Clumping, Dense, Mounding, Sprawling, Trailing / Spreading

+ In this Photo:
Plumbago auriculata 'Alba'
(White Plumbago)
36" OA Height

All sizes are approximates
Photo taken by:
All Landscape Data, Inc.
August 2014
Miami Beach
Florida USA

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