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Ceanothus maritimus 'Frosty dawn'

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Ceanothus maritimus 'Frosty dawn'
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Ceanothus maritimus 'Frosty dawn'

Species Name: Ceanothus maritimus 'Frosty Dawn'
Common Name: Frosty Dawn California Lilac

Low, compact and creeping habit make this an excellent groundcover for coastal gardens. Produces dense clusters of lavender-blue flowers in spring. Give additional water and protection from afternoon sun inland.

Plant Family: Rhamnaceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 1' H x 6' W
Growth Habit: Groundcover
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Coast: full sun; Inland: part shade
Soil Preference: Well-draining
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to moderate
Cold Hardy to: 15 degrees F
Flower Season: Spring
Flower Color: Lilac
Endangered?:
Distribution: Coastal hills and bluffs
Natural Habitat: Selected for the garden

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