Herb latin name: Ceratostigma plumbaginoides
Family: Plumbaginaceae (Leadwort Family)
Description of the plant:
Habitat of Ceratostigma plumbaginoides:Rocky places, often in foot-hills. Beijing Shi, Henan, Jiangsu, Shanxi, Zhejiang.
Other uses of the herb:An excellent ground cover between shrubs, at the front of the border and in a sunny rock garden. Plants are used to stabilize steep banks in warm climates.
Propagation of Ceratostigma plumbaginoides:Seed - we have no details for this species but suggest sowing the seed in a greenhouse in the spring. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow them on in a greenhouse for at least their first winter. Plant them out into their permanent positions in late spring or early summer, after the last expected frosts. Division in the spring.
Cultivation of the herb:Rocky places, often in foot-hills. Beijing Shi, Henan, Jiangsu, Shanxi, Zhejiang.
Medicinal use of Ceratostigma plumbaginoides:None known
Known hazards of Ceratostigma plumbaginoides:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.