Ceanothus thyrsiflorus var. griseus 'Diamond Heights'
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Species Name: Ceanothus thyrsiflorus var. griseus 'Diamond Heights'
Common Name: Diamond Heights California Lilac
- Grown for unusual variegated foliage. Has soft powder blue flowers in spring. Although afternoon shade is usually recommended for inland gardens, reports indicate that it will thrive in full sun.
- Plant Family: Rhamnaceae
- Plant Type: Groundcover
- Height by Width: 1' H x 4-6' W
- Growth Habit: Low and creeping
- Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
- Growth Rate: Moderate
- Sun Exposure: Full to part sun
- Soil Preference: Well-draining
- Water Requirements: Moderate
- Cold Hardy to: 25 degrees F
- Flower Season: Spring
- Flower Color: Blue
- Endangered?: Not listed
- Distribution: A selection from the Mount Davidson area of San Francisco
- Natural Habitat: Selected for the garden
- Care and Maintenance
- Other Names
- Bornstein, Carol, David Fross, and Bart O'Brien. California Native Plants for the Garden. Los Olivos, CA: Cachuma Press. 2005.