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Ceanothus 'LT Blue'

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

Nice white bark and green leaves make this a handsome garden specimen. Handles garden pruning and occasional extra water, but not during summer. Like gravelly soil, drought and heat.

Plant Family: Rhamnaceae
Plant Type: Shrub/Small Tree
Height by Width: 8' H x 5' W
Growth Habit: Upright shrub
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full sun
Soil Preference: Well-draining
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant
Cold Hardy to: 10 degrees F
Flower Season: Spring
Flower Color: Blue
Endangered?: Not listed
Distribution: Selected for use in the garden; C. leucodermis x thyrsiflorus
Natural Habitat: Chaparral, southern oak woodland

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