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Ceratostigma willmottianum 'Desert Skies'
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Information Only - A lovely shrub very similar to the classic Ceratostigma willmottianum in appearance, but with strong, golden-yellow foliage in summer which contrasts well with its rich blue flowers. Eye-catching small shrub ideal for adding a splash of bright foliage colour to a garden border.

Looking for a shrub with similar golden leaf colour? Try Berberis thunbergii 'Aurea' or Ilex crenata 'Golden Gem'

This plant is currently listed on our website for Information Only - Sadly it is not currently available for sale. 

  • Position: Full sun.
  • Soil: Moist yet well drained soil.
  • Hardiness: Reasonably hardy. Ceratostigma willmottianum 'Desert Skies' grows best in a warm, sunny spot and requires shelter from cold winter winds.
  • Flowering Period: July - September.
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Ceratostigma willmottianum 'Desert Skies'  grows to be a small rounded shrub.
    • Height: 1 m (3 ft)
    • Spread: 1m (3 ft)
  • Notes: Ceratostigma willmottianum 'Desert Skies' can be grown very successfully in a large container or pot.


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