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California Lilac 'Julia Phelps'


Few shrubs can rival the sight of a well-grown dark blue flowered Ceanothus in bloom, and 'Julia Phelps' Ceanothus is one of the most striking of all Ceanothus selections. Dark blue flowers emerge in spring and smother its dark green, crinkly foliage on a moderately sized shrub. Use Ceanothus in any native planting or where drought tolerant plants are desired.

Ceanothus 'Julia Phelps'

Leaf Characteristics

Leaf texture : Rough

Leaf length : 1"

Leaf shape : Oblong-elliptic

Leaf color : Dark green

Flower Characteristics

Flower shape : Clusters

Flower color : Blue

Plant Anatomy

Foliage growth cycle : Evergreen

Average size maturity width : 6-8 ft.

Average size maturity height : 4-1/2 - 7 ft.

Growth rate : Moderate-Fast

Cultural Information

Sunset zone : 5-9, 14-24

Water requirements : Rarely (Drought Tolerant)

Light exposure : Partial Sun

Landscape Attributes

Attractive bark :Yes

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