Cape Plumbago (Plumbago auriculata)
The Cape plumbago originates from South Africa, but is now a popular ornamental plant all over the world. In the Mediterranean region, Plumbago Auriculata can reach a height of up to 5m. But also in pot the plumbago quickly reaches an impressive size, the plant is easy to maintain and the beautiful blue blossoms delight the whole summer until autumn. In South Africa, a blue dye is extracted from the juice of the plant, which is used for tattoos.