How to grow Ceratostigma

Position: Full sun, dappled shade, partial shade

Foliage: Perennial

Soil and site: Well-drained / light / sandy – almost any soil except waterlogged

Flowering time: Mid-late Summer to late Autumn

Growth rate: Moderate

Ultimate height and spread: Height to 100cm, spread to 150cm

Hardiness: Fully hardy once established

Aftercare: In early or mid-Spring cut back the flowered shoots to within 2.5cm of the old growth. After pruning apply a generous mulch of well-rotted garden compost or manure around the base of the plant.