Californian lilac

Ceanothus burkwoodii

Californian lilac - Ceanothus burkwoodii

Common Name: Californian lilac
Genus: Ceanothus
Species: burkwoodii

Category: Shrubs and Sub-shrubs
Growth Rate: Average

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 1.50 m (150 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sunSpread: 2.00 m (200 cm)

Foliage Type: EvergreenFlower Colour: Blue
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: August & September

Soil Type: Normal/Loam or Sandy/Light
Soil Moisture: Dry, well drained or Moist, but well drained

This bushy evergreen shrub has fluffy clusters of bright blue flowers in August and September and small glossy bright green leaves. Its compact habit makes it an excellent choice for a small sunny garden with neutral to acid soil. It is happiest in a south- or west-facing border protected from cold winds.

Garden care: In spring remove any dead diseased or damaged stems and if the shrub is congested cut back some of the main stems to the base to retain an open habit.



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