Ceanothus thry Repens 25-30CM
Ceanothus thyrsiflorus Repens, commonly known as Creeping Blue Blossom or California Lilac, is a low-growing evergreen shrub native to the coastal regions of California, USA. This plant is a member of the Rhamnaceae family and it has vibrant blue flowers, compact growth habit, and drought tolerance.
The Repens variety of Ceanothus thyriflorus has a spreading and trailing growth habit, it is an excellent choice for ground cover, erosion control, or as a border plant. The foliage is composed of small, glossy, dark green leaves that remain on the plant year-round, providing a lush appearance even during the winter months.
One of the most striking features of Ceanothus Repens is its profusion of delicate, powder blue to deep blue flowers that emerge in dense clusters, creating a spectacular floral display in the spring. These flowers not only add beauty to the landscape but also attract pollinators like bees and butterflies.
In terms of cultivation, Creeping Blue Blossom thrives in well-draining soil and prefers full sun to light shade. It is relatively low-maintenance and can tolerate dry conditions once established. Pruning can be done after the flowering period to maintain a neat and compact shape.
Overall, Ceanothus thyrsiflorus Repens is a charming and hardy plant that brings a touch of California’s natural beauty to gardens, landscapes, and outdoor spaces while requiring minimal care.
Name: Ceanothus thyrsiflorus var. repens.
Approx. Height and spread: 1-1.5M x 2.5-4M
Soil Ph: Alkaline, Neutral
Moisture: Well drained, Moist, but well drained.
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