Ceratostigma plumbaginoides

Ceratostigma plumbaginoides

  • Ceratostigma plumbaginoides
  • Ceratostigma plumbaginoides
  • Flower name
    Ceratostigma plumbaginoides
  • Scientific name
    Ceratostigma plumbaginoides
  • Alias瑠璃茉莉擬き, プルンバーゴ
  • Place of originChina
  • Place of floweringGarden
  • Flowering seasonJune, July, August, September, October

What is Ceratostigma plumbaginoides

Ceratostigma plumbaginoides or plumbago (scientific name: Ceratostigma plumbaginoides) is a shrub or perennial herb of the genus Ceratostigma, native to China. It grows in clusters with underground stems. It produces 20 to 30 blue-purple flowers (1-2 cm in diameter) at the apex or on the sides of the leaves from June to October. The genus name "Ceratostigma" is a compound of the Greek words "keras:" (horn) and "stigma" (columnar).

Common name: Ceratostigma plumbaginoides, scientific name: Ceratostigma plumbaginoides, English name: Ceratostigma plumbaginoides, place of origin: China, height: 30-60 cm, life form: shrub or perennial, leaf shape: oval, leaf color: Inflorescence: apical, Flower Diameter: 1-2 cm, Flower Color: blue-purple, Flowering Period: June-October, Fruit Type: capsule, Fruit Color: light yellowish brown, Use: ground cover, Note: Brought to Japan in the late Meiji Period.

  • Order
  • Family
  • Genus
  • Species
    C. plumbaginoides
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Funnel/trumpet shaped
  • Leaf type
  • Edge of the leaf
  • Life typeshrub or perennial herb
  • Flower colorsBlue
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit color
  • Height20.0 ~ 300.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower2.0 ~ 4.0 cm

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