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Plumbago auriculata - Cape Plumbago

Plumbago auriculata - Cape Plumbago (Plumbago auriculata - Cape Plumbago)

This blue form of Cape Plumbago is grown extensively throughout California...many, many plants growing along the freeways. Pic taken today.

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I love these flowers, so pretty, it used to flower all the time in my old garden.

17 Dec, 2008


These plant are ever blooming here also. They are extremely widely grown along the sides of the freeways here and medians and in open areas where nothing else grows.

18 Dec, 2008


I really like this.
Beautiful blooms.
Are the petals bluey-white with light blue edges ?

25 Dec, 2008



There are many varieties: light blue, dark blue, almost purple, and white.
There's also a red species which grows here which isn't as common, it very, very tropical.

27 Dec, 2008


That's quite a variety of colours.
This light blue one is lovely. :o)

27 Dec, 2008


i used to have one of these in my garden wherever I was - don't have one in this garden and now your photo has reminded me how lovely they are so I think I'll have to get one again.

8 Feb, 2009


Same here Bernieh, I think I will have to get one again too.

8 Feb, 2009

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