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Ceanothus 'Blue Cushion'

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Species Name: Ceanothus 'Blue Cushion'
Common Name: 'Blue Cushion' CA Lilac

A dense mounding shrub. Choice low shrub for dry gardens. Small rich green leaves, dark blue blooms.

Plant Family: Rhamnaceae
Plant Type: Groundcover
Height by Width: 2'-4' H x 5' W
Growth Habit: Dense, mounding
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Moderate
Sun Exposure: Full to part sun
Soil Preference: Adaptable
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to moderate
Cold Hardy to: 20 degrees F
Flower Season: Spring
Flower Color: Dark blue
Endangered?: Not listed
Distribution: A selection for the garden. In troduced by Louis Edmonds, Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden
Natural Habitat: Woodland gardens, hills, slopes, ridges

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