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CEANOTHUS thyrsiflorus var repens

California lilac, Creeping blueblossom, Redroot

Vigorous low spreading habit and terminal clusters of light or darker blue flowers. Ideal for growing on a bank or in coastal conditions

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CEANOTHUS thyrsiflorus var repens

Buy CEANOTHUS thyrsiflorus var repens

£8.50 each 3+£6.66 each
  • Good to know - wildlife plant - insects, butterflies.
  • Pests & Diseases - honey fungus.
  • Place of Origin - USA (coastal northern California).
  • Hardy - average winter - Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Height - in metres - 1m (36in)
  • Spread - in metres - 2.5m (8ft)
  • Dwarf Shrub - Typically only grows to a maximum of one or two feet in height but there will be some exceptions. - flowers in lateral and terminal panicles.
  • Evergreen - glossy, mid-green leaves to 4cm (1½in) long.
  • Ground Cover - These plants are typically low growing and spread quickly to inhibit weed growth on areas of bare soil
  • Full Sun - with shelter from cold winds. Most do well trained against a wall.
  • Partial Shade
  • fertile well drained soil
  • No Preference - can be lime tolerant but leaves may become chlorotic on shallow chalk soils.
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