Plants by mail order since 1984, over 4100 plants online today!

Menu

My Burncoose

Search

0

Basket

Please click here for latest ordering information. We are having to implement an hourly limit in order numbers due to demand. We are short staffed, so the phone is not being answered as quickly as normal. We are despatching your orders as fast as possible, however there may be a delay of up to two weeks. UK orders only no exports.

Please note once despatched, your delivery may take 1-3 days due to the high volume with the couriers. Your plants will be fine during this time.

Full plant information & availability is shown online.

The nursery is now open to the public between 10am and 4pm. Please follow instructions on site, card payments only, no cash. Click and collect is also available.

THE CAFE & GARDENS ARE CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
Last updated 14/05/20 10:00.

COVID-19

Sorry, you cannot proceed to the checkout right now as we are having to limit the number of orders we can process each hour. Your basket will be saved for you - we ask that you please try to place your order later, and thank you for your patience
 AWARD

CEANOTHUS thyrsiflorus var repens

Commonly known as California lilac, Creeping blueblossom, Redroot

Vigorous low spreading habit and terminal clusters of light or darker blue flowers. Ideal for growing on a bank or in coastal conditions
Further Reading....

Available again from June 2020 -
individually £12.50 each, 3+ £10.00 each

Delivery Information Available again from June 2020
  • Evergreen - glossy, mid-green leaves to 4cm (1½in) long.
  • Blue
  • Height - 1m (39in)
  • Spread - 2.5m (8ft)
  • Dwarf shrub - Typically only grows to a maximum of one or two feet in height but there will be some exceptions. - flowers in lateral and terminal panicles.
  • Ground cover - These plants are typically low growing and spread quickly to inhibit weed growth on areas of bare soil
  • 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.
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - wildlife plant - insects
  • Pests & Diseases - honey fungus.
  • Place of origin - USA (coastal northern California).
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Coastal / windswept - - slightly back from the sea with more shelter
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Seasonal Interest - 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
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Ceanothus - Growing Guide
1m (39in)
Dwarf Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  2.5m (8ft)
 

Share this page

Twitter Facebook Digg
Visit the Caerhays Castle website
Order the 2020 Burncoose Catalogue
Payment methods accepted
watch us on you tube
Visit Burncoose House - Holiday Accommodation
Burncoose Nurseries: Gwennap, Redruth, Cornwall TR16 6BJ
Telephone: +44 (0) 1209 860316 Fax: +44 (0) 1209 860011 Email: info@burncoose.co.uk
© Burncoose Nurseries 1997 - 2020      Website by Forgecom
All plant pictures are copyright © Burncoose Nurseries unless otherwise stated.
No rights are given to download any of our pictures and use them (for personal or professional use) without our consent.