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CEANOTHUS 'Concha'

Commonly known as California lilac, Redroot

Deepest blue California lilac. A most striking plant
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CEANOTHUS 'Concha'

 
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  • Evergreen
    Oblong-elliptic, finely-toothed, dark-green leaves to 5cm (2in) long.
  • Blue
    Deepest blue
  • Height
    3m (10ft)
  • Spread
    3m (10ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Dense shrub with arching branches. Flowers in numerous, rounded lateral and terminal cymes to 3cm (1¼in) across emerge from reddish-purple buds.
  • 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.
  • Additional Features
    Good to know - wildlife plant - insects
  • Pests & Diseases
    honey fungus.
  • Place of origin
    USA (California). Garden origin.
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Leaf margin
    Serrulate see photos above
  • Leaf shape
    Elliptic see photos above
  • Oblong
  • 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
  • Tolerates all
    can be lime tolerant but leaves may become chlorotic on shallow chalk soils.
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
  • Butterfly friendly
  • Rabbit Resistant
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Ceanothus - Growing Guide
3m (10ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  3m (10ft)
 

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