General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 8a -12.2 °C (10 °F) to -9.4 °C (15 °F)
Plant Height: 6 - 12 feet
Plant Spread: 4 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Blue
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Suitable Locations: Espalier
Propagation: Other methods: Other: Hardwood cuttings
Awards and Recognitions: RHS AGM
Other: UC Davis Arboretum All Star

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Common names
  • Ceanothus
  • California Lilac

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