Clematis listings Climbing Plants Rambling Roses Tender shrubs, perennials and Bulbs Events and Plant sales About the garden with pictures Location Map and directions Terms and conditions for mail order customers page of assorted links Return to Home page

Plumbago auriculata 'Alba'

An all white form of the Blue Plumbago, Plumbago auriculata 'Alba' usually grouped with climbers, it in fact has no climbing method and grows either through other plants for support or as self supporting thickets. The lovely white flowers are produced from summer on, its a plant that benefits from winter protection (min -1c) and a sunny spot. Mine also responds well to hard pruning and re potting in the spring.
Originally from Southern Africa the blue form has long been grown in the UK where it was placed under thatch on roofs to ward off lightening!

Plumbago auriculata alba

Back to catalogue