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Ceanothus spinosus

Red-Heart Mountain Lilac and Greenbark Ceanothus.

Santa Margarita, CA
Size Quantity Price
Five Gallon 0 $ 35.99
One Gallon -1 $ 11.99
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Green Bark California Lilac, Ceanothus spinosus, is a vibrant green and lush looking Lilac, that likes clay soil! Green Bark or Red-Heart California Lilac is great for a fast hedge or screen for San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbra as well as down through Malibu and Calabasas. Ceanothus spinosus is a very beautiful hillside shrub that grows in seasonally wet heavy clay slopes. In beach sand they get a little yellow, but the flowers are still good; in heavy adobe or near sodic soils the plants are spectacular, filling canyons with a sweet fragrance and a blanket of blue flowers. Howard McMinn says "The evergreen shining foliage and arborescent habit of growth make this species desirable for planting in large estates where a mass effect is desired". Click here for more about California Lilacs (Ceanothus). Why do the roots of some of the Ceanothus look funny?

Ceanothus spinosus tolerates clay.

Ceanothus spinosus's foliage color is green and type is evergreen.
Ceanothus spinosus's flower color is blue and has a fragrance.

Communities for Ceanothus spinosus:Chaparral and Coastal Sage Scrub.

ph: 6.00 to 7.00
usda: 7 to 10
height[m]: 2.00 to 4.00
width[m]: 2.00 to 3.00
rainfall[cm]: 50.00 to 100.00

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