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Ceanothus gloriosus var. exaltatus 'Emily Brown'

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Species Name: Ceanothus gloriosus var. exaltatus 'Emily Brown'
Common Name: Emily Brown California Lilac

Showy blue flowers accent dark green, holly-like leaves. Does best on coast. Needs part shade inland.

Plant Family: Rhamnaceae
Plant Type: Groundcover
Height by Width: 2' H x 4-6 ' W
Growth Habit: Low, spreading
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Moderate
Sun Exposure: Coast: full sun; Inland: part shade
Soil Preference: Well-draining
Water Requirements: Moderate
Cold Hardy to: 35 degrees F
Flower Season: Spring
Flower Color: Violet blue
Endangered?: Not listed
Distribution: Outer North Coast Range, Northern San Francisco Bay area
Natural Habitat: Shrubby slopes, ridges, chaparral, coniferous forest below 2000'

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