Ceanothus 'Julia Phelps'

Julia Phelps Lilac

Plant family: Rhamnaceae - Buckthorn


Plant type: Shrub

Plant origin: N/A, California, Hybrid

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One Gallon 45   14.99
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Flower Color Blue, Violet
Blooming Season Spring
Height 5-15 feet
Spread 5-10 feet
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Clay, Decomposed Granite, Sand, Sandy Loam

Special Characteristic

Exceptional Fragrance, Good in Containers, Hedges and Screens, Important to Native People, Slope Stabilizer

Plant Highlights

'Julia Phelps' is considered one of the most beautiful lilac hybrids. It has profuse, intense, dark blue flowers tiny crinkly dark green leaves. Julia Phelps grows 6 to 8 ft tall and about as wide. It is very drought tolerant and will survive with a few spring or winter waterings inland and no extra water on the coast.

Hybrid random; origin = seedling 91945) Leonard Coates Nsy, C. papillosus var. roweanus x C. impressus?; intro Saratoga Horticultural Foundation 1951

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