The Ceratostigma plumbaginoides plant belongs to the eight strong Ceratostigma genus. The genus is a native of the temperate and tropical zones of Asia and Africa, while C. plumbaginoides itself is native to western China.
Members of the genus range from subshrubs through to shrubs and are typically herbaceous in nature, though some are evergreen. Plants have spirally arranged leaves, while the flowers are found in compact inflorescences.
leadwort photograph by Jennifer Snyder.
This plant is often used by gardeners to bring a touch of color in the late summer (flowers) and autumn (leaves).
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