Plant family: Rhamnaceae - Buckthorn
Plant type: Shrub
Plant origin: N/A, California, Hybrid
Clay, Decomposed Granite, Sand, Sandy Loam
Exceptional Fragrance, Good in Containers, Hedges and Screens, Important to Native People, Slope Stabilizer
'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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