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A picture of a Brandberg Plumbago

Brandberg Plumbago

Plumbago wissii

Full Sun
Easy care


USDA zone


Minimum temperature


  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

More images of Brandberg Plumbago

Leaves and stems
Flowers, showing hairs
Growing on the Brandberg

Brandberg Plumbago Overview

Plumbago wissii is a rare endemic of the Brandberg in northern Namibia. It is an attractive shrub growing to about 1.5 m in diameter and to about 60-80 mm high, bearing linear, slightly glaucous green leaves and stems, and violet to purple flowers. It grows surprisingly well at the Cape.

Special features of Brandberg Plumbago

Drought resistant