PLUMBAGO AURICULATA OR CAPENSIN - plant generic
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  • PLUMBAGO AURICULATA OR CAPENSIN - plant generic

PLUMBAGO AURICULATA - info

PLUMBAGO AURICULATA = PLUMBAGO CAPENSIN

Plan to use for our balconies, flower boxes, gardens during the summer.

It is also found in white color, but the blue color that tends to a grey, leaden, is the characteristic from which it may derive its name.

It seems to have healing properties as you can read below.

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It seems that by chewing the root of plumbago is to stimulate salivation and to be effective against the sore teeth: the teeth, however, will tend to darken in color!

Also an old belief assigns to plumbago the ability to treat a not well-specified disease of the eyes which used to be called "plumbus".

Data sheet

Light
Sun direct
Recommended temperature
Greater than 15 °C
Watering
Wait until the ground is dry. To make sure scrape and probe with your fingers a couple of centimetres below the surface of the ground.
Flowering season
June July August September October
Season of Availability on the market - in Bloom with forced cultivation
May June July
Origin
South Africa, southern Europe, Asia

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