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Ceanothus thyrsiflorus var. repens

Creeping Blueblossom

Low Blueblossom
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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Ceanothus thyrsiflorus var. repens
Principal Common Name Creeping Blueblossom
Common Name(s) Low Blueblossom
Description Prostrate form of one of the hardiest ceanothus. Glossy evergreen leaves to two inches, light to dark blue flowers on three inch spikey clusters.
General Comments This ceanothus is more tolerant of regular water and is still drought tolerant.
Origin Oregon to California
Height Range 1 - 3 FT
Spread Range 3 - 9 FT
Flower Showy Y
Sunset Zones 5 : 6 : 7 : 8 : 9 : 14 : 15 : 16 : 17 : 18 : 19 : 20 : 21 : 22 : 23 : 24
USDA Zones 8a : 8b : 9a : 9b : 10a : 10b : 11
Leaf Color Dark Green
Leaf Texture Coarse : Glossy : Serrate
Form Shrub
Flower Color Light Blue : Medium Blue
Flower Time Spring
Ease of Growing Average
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun) : Partial Shade : Light Shade
Soil Preferences Any : Clay : Sandy : Well-drained
Watering Preferences Drought Tolerant : Medium : None : Sparse
Outstanding Features Attracts Bees : Color : Drought tolerant : Evergreen : Flower : Foliage : Form : Poor Soil tolerant : Shade tolerant

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