The Plumbago Imperial Blue is a hardy shrub that is perfect for adding a vibrant pop of blue to any garden. This shrub is easy to care for and can be grown in hardiness zones 8-11. It is a deciduous shrub with a mounding habit and produces abundant, large, deep blue flowers from late summer until frost. The flowers are fragrant and attract bees, butterflies, and other pollinators. The foliage of this shrub is glossy green and is a great contrast to the bright blue flowers.
Plumbago Imperial Blue is drought-tolerant once established and not picky about soil type. It prefers full sun to partial shade and can grow up to 6 feet tall and 4 feet wide, becoming laced with clusters of sky blue blooms in the early spring to the late fall months and repelling pests and drought. It is great for use as a hedge, in borders, or in containers. To keep the shrub looking its best, it has be pruned in early spring to keep it from getting too leggy.
For gardeners in colder climates, the Plumbago Imperial Blue is a great option for adding a touch of bright blue to the garden. This hardy shrub is easy to care for and can add an exquisite touch to any privacy screen, border, or garden.