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Ceanothus impressus 'Vandenberg'

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Species Name: Ceanothus impressus 'Vandenberg'
Common Name: Vandenberg California Lilac

This Ceanothus comes from a selection originally made at Vandenberg Air Force Base. It is a dwarf selection that is typically under 3 feet high and reaches only about 5 feet wide. A nice groundcover that won't overtake smaller gardens.

Plant Family: Rhamnaceae
Plant Type: Groundcover
Height by Width: 3' H x 5' W
Growth Habit: Low, sprawling
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full to part sun
Soil Preference: Well-draining
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to moderate
Cold Hardy to:
Flower Season: Spring
Flower Color: Blue
Distribution: Selection from Vandenberg Air Force Base
Natural Habitat:

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