Scientific Name: 
Plumbago auriculata

Common Name: 
Cape Plumbago


How is this plant unsafe?

How do you plant safely?


  • Ingesting any part of the plant can cause upset stomach.
  • Contact with the plant can cause contact dermatitis and eye irritation.
  • Use caution when working with this plant and consider wearing protective clothing such as long sleeves, long pants, gloves, sturdy shoes and eye protection.
  • Supervise pets and children playing near this plant.