Ceanothus 'Italian Skies'
California Lilac 

Ceanothus 'Italian Skies'
Common name

California Lilac

Group

Shrubs

Family

Rhamnaceae

Description

California Lilac. Bushy evergreen shrub with finely toothed; glossy; mid-green leaves. Bright blue flowers in dense panicles. Max Height 1.5m. Max Spread 3m. Flowers March to April. Full sun. Hardy. Water thoroughly before planting.

Characteristics

Growth habit
Spreading
Fragrance
No
Hardiness
Hardy
Toxicity
Harmful if eaten/skin and eye irritant

Size

Growth speed
Fast
Ultimate height
1.5m
Ultimate spread
3m

Colour

Flowers
Blue in March; April
Foliage
Green - Evergreen
Fruit
Red in September
 

Growing your plants

Aspect
Full sun Sheltered site
Soil
Fertile
Moisture
Well drained
Propagation
Stem cuttings
Usage
Border
Planting
Water thoroughly before planting

Caring for your plants

Pruning
After flowering Only prune if required to keep shape
Maintenance
Top dress in spring; Feed; Dead heading
Care
Keep moist in first year
Pests & diseases
Vine weevils; Aphids; Scale; Honey fungus

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Regular 2 litre 30-40 cm --- £6.76 £ 50
Regular 3 litre 30-40 cm --- £6.76 £ 28