If you are anything like me, you might already have a few plants that provide for pollinators. Last year, when I started to renovate my landscape, I knew I wanted to plant various spaces to welcome pollinators and help them find food sources ... READ MORE
Several years back, we had a terrible outbreak of chilli thrips across the state which really did a number on plants such as plumbago. Their easy-to-care-for nature became labor-intensive and many failed in the landscape or were no longer ornamentally ... READ MORE
Q: Why is my plumbago shrub not doing well? I have seen the one in the UF/IFAS Nassau County Demonstration Garden and the ones at your Yulee satellite office. They all look beautiful. What am I doing wrong?
A: It helped to have a clipping ... READ MORE
A: Plumbago, Plumbago auriculata, is most commonly found with blue flowers however one of the specific cultivars of plumbago, ‘Alba’, produces white flowers.
Plumbago is a perfect plant for low growing hedges or a nice backdrop for smaller ... READ MORE
This sprawling, mounding, somewhat vine-like, evergreen shrub is quite outstanding because it is covered most of the year with clusters of pale blue, phlox-like flowers . Plumbago is excellent as a foundation planting or when used in planters. ... READ MORE