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Ceratostigma Willmottianum

Just wait until you see the autumnal foliage as it changes colour through shades of burnt red – simply stunning.
Creeping clumps of wiry stems hold clusters of the most incredible blue flowers on bright red stems from July to October and often longer. Great weed suppressing ground cover.
Happy in borders and containers. Prefers well-drained soil in sun. Height 1m (40"). Spread 1.5m (5'). Fully hardy perennial. Supplied in 9cm pots.
Flower Colour

Type of garden
Container Gardening

Hardy Perennial


Foliage/Stem/Fruit Interest, Great Ground Cover, Suitable for Container

Flowering Time
Autumn, Summer

Sun or Partial Shade

150cm (60")

100cm (40")



Moderately fertile, moist but well drained soil




Not good for cutting


August to October

Additional Information

Great ground cover. Foliage turns red in the autumn. Ceratostigma need to be kept moist as a young plant and through growth, ensuring not to overwater. Ensure to protect young shoots from frost, or cut back during the winter months. If shoots are damaged during cold weather, remove them during the spring time whilst tidying shoots that are astray to retain a healthy and pleasant shape. Hardy perennial.

Delivery Date: 01 Dec 2018 (+/- 14days)
Plant Hardiness

How hardy are our plants?

All our plants have a guideline temperature for how well they will tolerate winter cold.

Fully hardy perennials will withstand temperatures down to -15 °C (5°F) and often lower.
Hardy perennials are happy down to at least -5°C (23°F)
Half hardy perennials can withstand down to around 0°C (32°F)
And Tender perennials may be damaged by temperatures below 5°C (41°F)

Please remember that temperatures can vary significantly within quite a small area, and hardiness can be affected by soil, position and other factors.
If in doubt please give us a call.

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Praise also, for the Bulrush Compost, of which I have purchased 8 bags during the past six months. It is superb and my garden has flourished.
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