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CEANOTHUS impressus 'Puget Blue'

Commonly known as California lilac, Redroot, Santa Barbara ceanothus

Bright blue flowers, upright growing
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Dark-green leaves to 2cm (¾in) long, deeply veined.
  • Blue
  • Height
    3m (10ft)
  • Spread
    3m (10ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Vigorous with profuse flowers in cymes to 3cm (1¼in) 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 impressus 'Puget Blue'

 
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  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Wildlife plant - insects
    Pests & Diseases
    honey fungus.
    Place of origin
    USA (California). Garden origin.
  • 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
    Elliptic
    (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
    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
3m (10ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  3m (10ft)
 

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