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CEANOTHUS

Commonly known as California lilac, Redroot

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Genus of about 55 species of deciduous and evergreen shrubs mostly from western North America, centring on California, but also from eastern America and Mexico.

Seeds can remain dormant for centuries and in nature the hard coats rely on fire for germination.

All are attractive to bees.

Further Reading....

  • Evergreen - green splash in the centre of the leaf fades as leaf becomes yellow as season progresses.
  • Blue
  • Height - 1.2m (4ft)
  • Spread - 1.2m (4ft)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - fast-growing, arching shrub. Sparsely flowering.
  • 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 - - C. 'Pershore Zanzibar'. Wildlife plant - insects
  • Pests & Diseases - honey fungus.
  • Place of origin - garden origin. Selection from Pershore Hort. College. UK.
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Leaf Colour (if not green) - Gold variegated -
  • 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
Ceanothus - Growing Guide
1.2m (4ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1.2m (4ft)
 

Buy Varieties of CEANOTHUS

CEANOTHUS arboreus 'Trewithen Blue'   AWARD

CEANOTHUS arboreus 'Trewithen Blue'  >


Commonly known as: Catalina ceanothus, Catalina mountain lilac.
Largest blue
Multibuy Any 3+ for £12.00 each
£14.50 each
Available again from June 2020 -

CEANOTHUS 'Autumnal Blue'   AWARD

CEANOTHUS 'Autumnal Blue'  >


Commonly known as: California lilac, Redroot.
Sky blue flowers, glossy foliage
Multibuy Any 3+ for £12.00 each
£14.50 each
Available again from June 2020 -

CEANOTHUS 'Blue Mound'   AWARD

CEANOTHUS 'Blue Mound'  >


Commonly known as: California lilac, Redroot.
Dense clusters of bright blue flowers
Multibuy Any 3+ for £12.00 each
£14.50 each

CEANOTHUS 'Burkwoodii'   AWARD

CEANOTHUS 'Burkwoodii'  >


Commonly known as: California lilac, Redroot.
Bright blue
Multibuy Any 3+ for £12.00 each
£14.50 each
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Available late spring to early summer 2020 - These plants will be available again sometime in late spring/early summer depending on growing conditions.

CEANOTHUS 'Cascade'   AWARD

CEANOTHUS 'Cascade'  >


Commonly known as: California lilac, Redroot.
Deep blue
Multibuy Any 3+ for £12.00 each
£14.50 each

CEANOTHUS 'Concha'   AWARD

CEANOTHUS 'Concha'  >


Commonly known as: California lilac, Redroot.
Deepest blue California lilac. A most striking plant
Multibuy Any 3+ for £12.00 each
£14.50 each

CEANOTHUS 'Dark Star'   AWARD

CEANOTHUS 'Dark Star'  >


Commonly known as: California lilac, Redroot.
Small ovate leaves and honey scented deep purplish-blue flowers
Multibuy Any 3+ for £12.00 each
£14.50 each

CEANOTHUS 'Delight'

CEANOTHUS 'Delight'  >


Commonly known as: California lilac, Redroot.
Dark blue flowers in terminal and lateral panicles
Multibuy Any 3+ for £12.00 each
£14.50 each
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Available autumn 2020 -

CEANOTHUS 'Gloire de Versailles'   AWARD

CEANOTHUS 'Gloire de Versailles'  >


Commonly known as: California lilac, Redroot.
Pale blue, deciduous
Multibuy Any 3+ for £12.00 each
£14.50 each

CEANOTHUS gloriosus 'Emily Brown'

CEANOTHUS gloriosus 'Emily Brown'  >


Commonly known as: Point Reyes ceanothus, Redroot.
Small toothed leaves and indigo flowers. Prostrate habit
£14.50 each

CEANOTHUS griseus 'Yankee Point'

CEANOTHUS griseus 'Yankee Point'  >


Commonly known as: California lilac, Carmel ceanothus, Redroot.
Strong blue
Multibuy Any 3+ for £12.00 each
£14.50 each

CEANOTHUS impressus 'Puget Blue'   AWARD

CEANOTHUS impressus 'Puget Blue'  >


Commonly known as: California lilac, Redroot, Santa Barbara ceanothus.
Bright blue flowers, upright growing
Multibuy Any 3+ for £12.00 each
£14.50 each

CEANOTHUS 'Perle Rose'   AWARD

CEANOTHUS 'Perle Rose'  >


Commonly known as: California lilac, Redroot.
Profuse bright rose-pink flowers, deciduous
Multibuy Any 3+ for £12.00 each
£14.50 each
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Available autumn 2020 -

CEANOTHUS thyrsiflorus var repens  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
Multibuy
individually £12.50 each, 3+ £10.00 each

CEANOTHUS thyrsiflorus 'Snow Flurry'

CEANOTHUS thyrsiflorus 'Snow Flurry'  >


Commonly known as: California lilac, Redroot.
Upright, rounded shrub with fragrant white flowers
£14.50 each

CEANOTHUS thyrsiflorus 'Skylark'  AWARD

CEANOTHUS thyrsiflorus 'Skylark'  >


Commonly known as: Blueblossom, California lilac.
Deep blue flowers over a long period from spring to summer
Multibuy Any 3+ for £12.00 each
£14.50 each

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