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Ceanothus 'Joan Mirov'

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Species Name: Ceanothus 'Joan Mirov'
Common Name: Joan Mirov California Lilac

Best near the coast with partial shade. Showy dark blue flowers in spring. Good subsitute for C. 'Yankee Pt.' in part sun. Loves fog belt locations.

Plant Family: Rhamnaceae
Plant Type: Groundcover
Height by Width: 3-5' H x 8' W
Growth Habit: Upright, stiff, dense
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Moderate
Sun Exposure: Full to part sun
Soil Preference: Well-draining, rocky
Water Requirements: Infrequent to moderate
Cold Hardy to: 15 degrees F
Flower Season: Spring
Flower Color: Dark blue
Endangered?: Not listed
Distribution: A selection for the garden. Hybrid of C. foliosus x griseus
Natural Habitat: Dry slopes, closed cone pine forest, coastal scrub below 1000'

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