Ceanothus 'Trewithen Blue' (Californian Lilac)
A round headed shrub, ideal for growing up a south facing wall. (Evergreen)
Common Name: Californian Lilac
Latin Name: Ceanothus arboreus 'Trewithen Blue'
Soil: well-drained soil
Position: Full sun
Flowering period/colour: Mid to late Spring/ Deep blue flowers
Hardiness: Frost hardy
Eventual height/ spread: 5m/6m
Special features: A round headed shrub, ideal for growing up a south facing wall. (Evergreen)
Ceanothus 'Trewithen Blue' is perhaps best grown as a wall shrub since it is somewhat tender. It forms a substantial shrub with such masses of blue flowers in the spring that the branches arch downwards with the weight of the blossom - a wonderful blue heaven with a slight honey perfume.
Ceanothus 'Trewithen Blue' - Flower
Ceanothus 'Gloire de Versailles' (Californian Lilac)
Summer flowering shrub which can be grown against a wall or in the border (Deciduous)
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Ceanothus 'Puget Blue' (Californian Lilac)
A sturdy shrub with beautiful deep blue flowers borne densely in rounded clusters. (Evergreen)
Ceanothus 'Concha' (Californian Lilac)
A large, evergreen shrub with small, oblong, dark green leaves. (Evergreen)
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Key / Size Guide
B/R (Bare Root) - The traditional way to buy
deciduous trees and shrubs. Perfect for planting between November and March.
R/B (Root Ball) - The traditional way to buy evergreen trees
and shrubs. The plants are kept in their own soil, making them ideal to transplant
between November and March.
C/G (Container Grown) - A very convenient way to buy trees
and shrubs, already rooted in their pots, they can be planted all year round. Sizes given in litres.
H/S (Half standard) - Half standard trees are 2-3 years old and
have a clear stem of 1.25-1.5m with a bushy head of branches. The total height from the ground is
usually 1.8-2.4m (6-8ft).
B (Bush) - Bush trees are 2-3 years old and have a clear
stem of 0.8-1m with a bushy head of branches. The total height from the ground is
usually 1.5-1.8m (5-6ft).
Maiden (Feathered tree) - A good, well-defined
prominent leader running straight up through the young tree. Perfect for training
into a half standard, standard or fan-trained tree. Sizes given in cm's.
Multi-stemmed - A tree with two or more main stems