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Ceratostigma plumbaginoides

Centranthus ruber

Centranthus ruber

Centranthus ruber is also known as Red Valerian, Fox’s Brush, Devil’s Beard, Jupiter’s Beard, Spur Valerian and Kiss me Quick. It is a woody perennial. It is a clump-forming, sub-shrub. It is part of the Caprifoliaceae family of plants. It is native to the Mediterranean region. Centranthus ruber should not be confused with true Valerian or Valeriana officinalis which is used for medicinal purposes. Centranthus ruber can be invasive. Centranthus ...

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Ceratostigma plumbaginoides

Ceratostigma plumbaginoides

Ceratostigma plumbaginoides is also known as the Hardy Blue-flowered Leadwort, Hardy Plumbago, Blue Ceratostigma, Plumbago larpentiae, Ceratostigma larpentiae. It is part of the Plumbaginaceae family of plants. It is native to Western China. It is a low-growing mat-forming, herbaceous perennial. It is a hardy plant with red stems ovoid leaves and can stand to temperatures down to -10ºC or 14ºF. The leaves turn red or purple in autumn. In spring ...

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