Ceanothus L.T. Blue is ten feet tall and four feet wide. This mountain
gets most of its characteristics from Ceanothus
white bark , medium blue flowers, and glossy rounded leaves. LT Blue
tolerant to 10 degrees F. or less, is extremely drought tolerant and
smells good. The Ceanothus
contributes uniformity and garden
L.T. Blue looks similar to Remote
but is taller and more upright.
L.T. Blue likes good drainage and full sun, and a drought resistant
garden setting or a native garden setting. Do not plant this
into an English garden and expect long life. Abuse it with drought,
gravelly soil and heat and it will live for decades. The myth of Ceanothus
being short lived is primarily spread by incompetent gardeners that
insist on drip irrigation, a summer water program, fertilization and
the addition of soil
amendments. Most California native plants hate all that stuff.
Expect a 25-35 year life in most drought resistant gardens. L.T.
Blue stands for leucodermis X thyrsiflorus
, and the flowers
here for more about Mountain Lilacs.
Ceanothus 'L.T. Blue' tolerates sand and deer.
Ceanothus 'L.T. Blue' is great for a bird garden.
Foliage of Ceanothus 'L.T. Blue' has color lt-green and is evergreen.
Flower of Ceanothus 'L.T. Blue' has color blue and has a fragrance.
Communities for Ceanothus 'L.T. Blue':Chaparral and Southern Oak Woodland.