Lakeside Ceanothus (Ceanothus cyaneus)

Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9b -3.9 °C (25 °F) to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
Plant Height: 6 to 16 feet
Plant Spread: 6 to 12 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruit: Edible to birds
Dehiscent
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Blue
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Spring
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Erosion control
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Butterflies
Resistances: Fire Resistant
Drought tolerant

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