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Ceanothus thrysiflorus

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Ceanothus thrysiflorus
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Ceanothus thrysiflorus
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Ceanothus thrysiflorus

Species Name: Ceanothus thyrsiflorus
Common Name: Blue Blossom

An excellent addition to any garden with profuse blooms and large shiny evergreen leaves. Planted inland, needs shade past noon. Tolerates poorly draining soils.

Plant Family: Rhamnaceae
Plant Type: Shrub
Height by Width: 6-20' H x 15' W
Growth Habit: Tall, rounded
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Coast: full sun; Inland: part shade
Soil Preference: Adaptable
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to occasional
Cold Hardy to: Frost tender
Flower Season: Spring
Flower Color: Blue
Endangered?:
Distribution: Coastal from Santa Barbara area north to Oregon
Natural Habitat: Wooded slopes and canyons

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