Plumbago auriculata white is a hardy, scrambling, much branched, evergreen shrub.
It bears masses of edible, white Phlox-like flowers on and off all year round.
It is an important butterfly host plant and attracts both butterflies and birds to the garden.
A popular garden and hedging plant that is also suitable for covering banks.
Prune regularly to keep smaller and in shape as it can get quite wild. Train up a trellis to make a beautiful, floriferous climber.
When kept short, it can be used as a groundcover or trimmed into a lovely small hedge.
It grows in sun or shade. Water well in summer and less in winter to give it a resting period for best results.
It has many traditional and medicinal uses.
Size Up to 2m