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CEANOTHUS 'Gloire de Versailles'

Commonly known as California lilac, Redroot

Pale blue, deciduous
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    finely-toothed, dark-green leaves to 8cm (3in) long.
  • Blue
    Pale blue
  • Height
    1.5m (5ft)
  • Spread
    1.5m (5ft)
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Bushy
  • 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 'Gloire de Versailles'

 
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  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    C. x delileanus 'Gloire de Versailles'. Wildlife plant - insects
    Pests & Diseases
    honey fungus.
    Place of origin
    Garden origin.
  • Flower Shape
    Panicles
    Large lateral and terminal panicles to 10cm (4in) long
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Coastal / windswept
    Suitable for open site, slightly back from the sea
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Serrulate
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Ovate
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 4
    Suitable for: Deciduous trees and shrubs that flower on current year's growth or are grown for winter stem effect.
    Pruning: Hard prune to a low permanent framework.
    When: Annually in early Spring.

    RHS group 5, 6 & 7
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Summer
  • 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
1.5m (5ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1.5m (5ft)
 

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