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CEANOTHUS 'Blue Mound'

Commonly known as California lilac, Redroot

Dense clusters of bright blue flowers
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Alternate, oblong, very finely toothed, glossy leaves to 3cm (1¼in) long
  • Blue
  • Height
    1.5m (5ft)
  • Spread
    2m (6½ft)
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Flowers in large, lateral cymes 6-8cm (2½-3in) long.
  • 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)
  • Full sun
    With shelter from cold winds. Most do well trained against a wall.

CEANOTHUS 'Blue Mound'

 
Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
£14.50 each 
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ for £12.00 each
Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2022
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Wildlife plant - insects
    Pests & Diseases
    honey fungus.
    Place of origin
    Garden origin. A Hilliers, UK, introduction.
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Serrulate
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Oblong
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 5
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs that require minimal pruning.
    Action: Trim or lightly cut back shoots that spoil symmetry. Deadhead regularly.
    When: Annually after flowering.

    RHS group 8
  • Seasonal Interest
    Spring
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
    Free draining sandy soil
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
    Butterfly friendly
    Rabbit Resistant
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Ceanothus - Growing Guide
1.5m (5ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  2m (6½ft)
 

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