Plant family: Rhamnaceae - Buckthorn
Plant type: Shrub
Plant origin: N/A, California, Hybrid
Clay, Decomposed Granite, Sand, Sandy Loam
Exceptional Fragrance, Hedges and Screens, Slope Stabilizer
‘Sierra Blue’ is a tall, fast-growing lilac with a reputation for longevity. It can reach 15’ – 20’ tall and 25’ wide. Vivid blue flowers are produced from April to mid-May. This lilac is best grown in full sun and appears to do well on the coast as well as inland.
Hybrid, F2; origin = seedlings (1948) University of California, Los Angeles from C. 'La Primavera' (C. cyaneus x , 1935 SBBG) x C. cyaneus?; intro UCLA 1948
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