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Ceanothus thyrsiflorus

Califormia Wild Lilac
Zone: 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
Exposure: Part Shade
Height: Maximum 14 feet
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Amazing, native ceanothus, a parent of many cultivars and spectacular in its own right. A large, evergreen shrub, with typically crinkled, dark green leaves, and large clusters of pale blue, sweetly fragrant flowers in spring. Can reach 12' tall or more and does well on the bright edge of woodlands. Sun to part shade in well-drained soil. Drought tolerant but appreciative of occasional deep watering in summer. Frost hardy in USDA zone 8.
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Submitted by Ref: Plantlust.com on 11/8/2012 4:23 PM

Wild lilac;"blue blossom" are both descriptive names for this large (6-15') W.native, garden-adaptable shrub when it produces its frag., late spring flowers of"pale azure to deep brightest ultra-marine" (Rowntree). S/M-D/GDr

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Name City/State Email Phone Prod Type Availability
Native Plantscapes NW LLC Hillsboro, OR Email now 971-226-4308 Container: X
Sevenoaks Native Nursery LLC Albany, OR Email now 541-757-6520 Container: 1
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