Come! Ms. Dunlap will give two talks at the CNPS Conservation Conference Feb. 1-3 in LA!

One regarding a database of 3,700 nectar plants (& how to collect images to benefit pollinators), and the other regarding
a prototypical key incorporating a novel plant identification system that produced an order of magnitude improvement.

Ceratostigma minus

Family: Plumbaginaceae

Common name: PLUMBAGO

Native to: Western China


Type: shrub

Forms: erect, prostrate

Leaves deciduous

Max height: 3.3 feet

Max width: 5 feet






Attracts wildlife: specific butterfly species

Plant features: deciduous

Exposure: sun

Propagates by: cutting, division

flowers in fall

flowers in summer

Soil type: well drained

USDA Zones: zone 8 to +10 f, zone 9 to +20 f, zone 10 to +30 f

Temp. range: +10 to +40 °F

Water: moderate, regular

Butterflies that feed on this plant