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Ceanothus foliosus

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Species Name: Ceanothus foliosus
Common Name: Wavy-leaved Ceanothus

Compact, low growing shrub. Nice among dry border plants. Adaptable to many garden situations and flowers have pleasing fragrance. Accepts clay soils.

Plant Family: Rhamnaceae
Plant Type: Shrub
Height by Width: 3' H x 3' W
Growth Habit: Low, compact
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Moderate
Sun Exposure: Coast: full sun; Inland: part shade
Soil Preference: Adaptable
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to moderate
Cold Hardy to: 5 degrees F
Flower Season: Spring
Flower Color: Dark blue
Distribution: Most of coastal California, from the San Diego to Humboldt
Natural Habitat: Dry slopes below 5,000'

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