Ceanothus griseus 'Louis Edmunds'

Carmel Mountain Lilac

Plant family: Rhamnaceae - Buckthorn


Plant type: Shrub

Plant origin: N/A, California, Horticultural Selection

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Flower Color Blue
Blooming Season Spring
Height 3-5 feet, 5-15 feet
Spread 5-10 feet, 15-30 feet, 10-15 feet
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Clay, Decomposed Granite, Sand, Alkaline

Special Characteristic

Exceptional Fragrance, Slope Stabilizer, Tolerant of Clay Soil

Plant Highlights

'Louis Edmunds' is a dense, evergreen shrub growing to 6' high and with a huge spread up to 25'. It is fast growing, it may need to be pruned to control shape and growth. Leaves are dark green and flowers bloom sea-blue in March and April.Provide this ceanothus plenty of room and you will be delighted with its performance. Plant in full sun in coastal gardens and part shade in inland sites.

Horticultural selection C. griseus: origin = seedling (1942) selected at Tilden Park by Louis Edmunds; intro Saratoga Horticultural Foundation 1955

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