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Willmottianum Forest Blue (lice) | Shrub | Ceratostigma | Garden Beauty

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Ceratostigma willmottianum Forest Blue (lice)

willmottianum Forest Blue (lice)
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- Ceratostigma willmottianum Forest Blue
- Blue flowers late Summer and Autumn
- compact habit
- beautiful Autumn foliage colours
- compact habit

Plant Information

Ceratostigma willmottianum Forest Blue is a variety which was raised by famous breeder Peter Catt at Liss Forest Nurseries in Hampshire. It forms a low spreading shrub with bristly foliage with a slight purple margin, in late summer and autumn masses of deep blue flowers are produced.

Ceratostigma willmottianum Forest Blue is a very useful shrub that comes into its own as many other flowers are finishing and makes a tidy mound, in addition to the flowers the leaves turn a beautiful yellow before they fall. Best grown in a well drained soil in full sun.


Genus: Ceratostigma
Variety: willmottianum Forest Blue (lice)
Category: Shrub
Reference: cwfbl

Height & Spread: 1 x 1.5m.
Flower Colour: Blue
Foliage: Deciduous
Soil Type: Most
Aspect: Full Sun to dappled shade
Season of Interest: Summer into Autumn
Plant Breeders Rights: LICE EU PVR 2772 applies, propagation for resale is illegal without a license from the breeder.

Colours and sizes are approximate and are intended as a guideline and may vary according to local conditions


Ceratostigma willmottianum Forest Blue (lice)

Ceratostigma willmottianum Forest Blue, Blue flowers late Summer and Autumn, compact habit, beautiful Autumn foliage colours, compact habit