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In its natural environment the plumbago, also called leadwort, can almost be considered a "thug" with a tendency to be a bit rampant and unruly but its far better behaved when grown as a container plant in a conservatory.
Family Name (Latin and Common): Plumbaginaceae, the Plumbago or Leadwort family
Natural England's historic environment advisor Tom Gledhill, who lives in Rookhope, said that sandwort was also called leadwort by miners because its habit of growing on lead veins highlighted where to dig.