Ceanothus







Ceanothus impressus 'Dark Star'

Masses of cobalt blue flowers bloom follow glossy burgundy buds in late spring. Handsome, evergreen, crinkled foliage that is deeply veined and deer resistant. Great plant for the dry garden.
 
Height: 6 feet
Width: 6 feet
Water: Well-drained soil
Blooms: Late Spring
Exposure: Full Sun
Hardiness: Zone 7





Ceanothus thyrsiflorus 'Victoria'

Beautiful evergreen shrub for coastal gardeners. Covers itself with deep blue flowers. Vigorous, upright grower makes terrific tall hedge, screen or windbreak. Responds well to shearing.
 
Height: 9 ft.
Width: 10-12 ft.
Water: Water regularly until well established
Blooms: Summer
Exposure: Full sun
Hardiness: Zone 7


Ceanothus X 'Blue Jeans'

One of the toughest of the Ceanothus hybrids, Blue Jeans produces a colourful show of lavender flowers against small shiny holly-like leaves every spring with minimal care, water or attention. This shrubby selection provides seeds and cover for birds. Outstanding as a landscape accent in naturalized areas and waterwise gardens. Evergreen.
 
Height: 6 feet
Width: 6 feet
Water: Drought tolerant once established
Blooms: Late Spring to Early Summer
Exposure: Full Sun
Hardiness: Zone 8





Ceanothus x pallidus 'Minmari' Marie Bleu™

Misty blue flowers cover the plant in spring. Red seed heads add interest in late summer. Trim to shape after flowering. Soft blue flowers. Good for mixed borders. Compact.
 
Height: 2-3 feet
Width: 2-3 feet
Water: Average water needs. Prefers well-drained soil.
Blooms: Late Spring
Exposure: Partial to Full Sun
Hardiness: Zone 6