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Ceanothus 'Tassajara Blue'

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Ceanothus 'Tassajara Blue'
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Ceanothus 'Tassajara Blue'

Species Name: Ceanothus 'Tassajara Blue'
Common Name: Tassajara Blue California Lilac

This shrub makes an excellent informal hedge. Combine with Coffeeberry or Toyon. Takes garden water and pruning well. Fast growing, low maintenance, and wonderful for wildlife.

Plant Family: Rhamnaceae
Plant Type: Shrub
Height by Width: 8' H x 5'-8' W
Growth Habit: Upright, dense
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full to part sun
Soil Preference: Well-draining
Water Requirements: Infrequent to moderate
Cold Hardy to: 25 degrees F
Flower Season: Spring
Flower Color: Blue
Endangered?: Not listed
Distribution: Garden selection. Introduced by Las Pilitas Nursery. C. arboreus x griseus
Natural Habitat: Selected for the garden

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