Plumbago auriculata (common names blue plumbago, is an evergreen shrub, often grown as a climber, ascending rapidly to 6m tall by 3m wide in nature, though much smaller when cultivated as a houseplant. It has light blue to blue flowers and also variations with white (P. auriculata var. alba) or deep blue (P. auriculata ‘Royal cape’) flowers. The leaves are a glossy green and grow to 5 cm (2 in) long. Plumbago grow best in full sun to part shade.