The flattest of the Mtn. Lilacs. Rare, CNPS 1B, R-E-D 3-2-3 State-Fed CR/C1. A very nice little plant. Has some drought tolerance but prefers afternoon shade, good drainage, and 1/week water. NOT EASY, nor fast, but excellent in a smallscale for growing between rocks.or over a wall. A Ceanothus found at the 900' elevation of the Sierra Nevada foothills. Ceanothus roderickii has tolerated sun here and regular water, tolerated the cold well, but it is not super vigorous.
Ceanothus roderickii tolerates serpentine.
Foliage of Ceanothus roderickii is evergreen.
Flower of Ceanothus roderickii has color white.
Communities for Ceanothus roderickii:Chaparral and Central Oak Woodland.