Royal Cape Plumbago

Plumbago auriculata 'Royal Cape'

Nearly year-round, giant clusters of light blue flowers stand out against a backdrop of semi-evergreen foliage. Add year-round interest in the form of a groundcover, hillside planting, or container specimen in frost-free regions. May be trained to climb along fences, or allowed to sprawl unsupported.


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Royal Cape Plumbago

Plumbago auriculata 'Royal Cape'
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Special Features


Common Nursery Plant Forms

We use plant forms to describe how a plant has been grown in our nursery. Here are some common nursery plant forms explained.

A bush or multi refers to a shrub or small tree grown with multiple stems.

A standard has been trained to have a single trunk.
Many bush/multi plants are also available in standard form, so be sure to check the form when you add plants to your cart.

A column refers to a tree or shrub grown into a tall, narrow shape.

An espalier is a plant trained to grow in a two-dimensional form against a trellis.

Staked plants will be tied to a wooden or plastic stake during the growing process. This technique is generally used on vines but is sometimes used for certain trees or shrubs.