(Syn. Ceanothus cuneatus var. fascicularis) Ceanothus ramulosus is a ten foot tall by ten to fifteen feet wide bush in Los Osos or a five foot tall bush in Lompoc. The fragrant blue flowers make for masses of color in spring. Grows in beach sand. Often mistaken for Ceanothus cuneatus. Easy and fast in coastal sands. A pain in the butt to grow up into gallons. You'll never find hundreds of these in the nursery. Generally deer proof in its native range. Click here for more about California Lilacs (Ceanothus). Why do the roots of some of the Ceanothus look funny?
Ceanothus ramulosus var. fascicularis tolerates salt and sand.
Foliage of Ceanothus ramulosus var. fascicularis has color silver and is evergreen.
Flower of Ceanothus ramulosus var. fascicularis has color blue and has a fragrance.
Communities for Ceanothus ramulosus var. fascicularis:Chaparral and Coastal Sage Scrub.