CEANOTHUS 'Italian Skies'

Commonly known as California lilac, Redroot

Sky blue flowers with dainty foliage
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Finely-toothed, mid-green, glossy leaves to 2cm (¾in) long.
  • Blue
    Sky blue
  • Height
    1.5m (5ft)
  • Spread
    3m (10ft)
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
  • Tall Shrub
    Spreading habit. Flowers in dense, conical, lateral and terminal cymes to 7cm (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 'Italian Skies'

 
Available late spring to early summer 2023 - Spring according to the Met Office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore late spring is mid-April onwards. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
£14.50 each 
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ for £12.00 each
Delivery Information Available late spring to early summer 2023
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Wildlife plant - insects
    Pests & Diseases
    Susceptible to honey fungus
    Place of origin
    Garden origin. Glos., UK, selection.
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Serrulate
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Elliptic
    (see photos above)
    Ovate
    (see photos above)
  • Seasonal Interest
    Summer
  • 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
  3m (10ft)
 

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