Ceanothus Plant Catalogue – Shrubs

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CeanothusEvergreen and deciduous shrubs best in full sun and often used as wall shrubs. Can be grown free standing in sheltered sites.

Ceanothus arboreus Trewithen BlueC. arboreus ‘Trewithen Blue’ AGM Deep blue clusters of slightly scented flowers in April and May. Large mid-green shiny leaves, evergreen. Height a tall shrub to small tree about 4 to 5 metres. Spread 3 to 4 metres. Can be pruned after flowering. E

C. ‘Autumnal Blue’ AGM Rich sky blue flowers from July to September, occasionally a few in May. Broad shiny dark green leaves, evergreen. Height about 2 metres. Spread 1.5 to 2 metres. Can be pruned after first flush of flowers. E

C. ‘Blue Mound’ AGm Dense clusters of bright blue flowers in May and June often some again in the autumn. Small glossy green leaves, evergreen. Height and Spread a dense bushy shrub 1.5 to 2 metres. May be pruned after flowering.  E

C. ‘Burkwoodii’ AGM Rich blue flowers from July often into late September early October. Mid green leaves, evergreen. Height and Spread 1.5 to 2 metres often more. Can be pruned in the spring if required.  E
C. ‘Concha’ AGM Red buds open to deep blue flowers in May and June. Arching branches with narrow dark green leaves.  Evergreen. Height and Spread 1.5 to 3 metres. Can be pruned after flowering. E

Ceanothus x delilianus Gloire de VersaillesC. x delilianus. ‘Gloire de Versailles’ AGM Large clusters of powder blue flowers from July to September.  Mid green leaves, deciduous. Height and Spread 1.5 to 1.8 metres. Prune in spring to encourage new growth and more flower. D

Ceanothus del Henri DesfosseC. x delilianus ‘Henri Desfosse’ Clusters of deep almost violet blue flowers from July to September.  Mid green leaves, deciduous. Height and Spread 1.5 to 1.8 metres.  Prune in spring to encourage new growth and more flower. D

Ceanothus griseus v.hor. Diamond HeightsC. griseus. var. horizontalis ‘Diamond Heights’  Racemes of powder blue flowers in May and June. Pale yellow to lime green leaves splashed dark green, evergreen. Needs a sheltered site as can be damaged by winter cold weather. Height 0.15 metre.  Spread about 1 metre. May be pruned after flowering. E

Ceanothus impressusC. impressus Deep blue flowers appear in clusters in April and May. Small wrinkled dark green leaves, evergreen. Height up to 2 metres. Spread 1.5 to 2 metres. Requires full sun and well drained soil. Can be pruned after flowering. E

C. ‘Italian Skies’ AGM  Deep blue flowers in May. Small glossy green leaves, evergreen. Height and Spread 1.5 to 2 metres often more. Can be pruned after flowering if required.   E
Ceanothus pallidus Marie SimonC. x pallidus ‘Marie Simon’  Clusters of pale pink flowers from July to September.  Mid green leaves, deciduous. Height and Spread 1.5 to 1.8 metre.  Prune in spring to encourage new growth and more flower. D

Ceanothus pallidus Perle RoseC. x pallidus ‘Perle Rose’  Clusters of bright rose-pink from July to September.  Mid green leaves, deciduous. Height and Spread 1.5 to 1.8 metre. Prune in spring to encourage new growth and more flower. D

Ceanothus Pershore ZanzibarC. ‘Pershore Zanzibar’ Powder blue flowers in May and June. Pale green leaves often with a darker green splash in the centre, evergreen. Height a large shrub which can reach 3 metres but can be pruned after flowering. Spread 2 to 3 metres. E

C. ‘Puget Blue’ AGM Deep blue flowers appear in clusters in April and May, often on into June and sometimes July.  Small, dark green leaves, evergreen. Height up to 2 metres.  Spread 1.5 to 2 metres. Can be pruned after flowering. E
C. thyrsiflorus Bright blue flowers in May and June. Dark green leaves, evergreen. Height a large shrub which can reach 3 metres. Spread 1.5 to 2 metres. Can be pruned after flowering. E

C. thyrsiflorus ‘Repens’ AGM Bright blue flowers in May and June. Dark green leaves, evergreen. Height about 0.60 to 0.80 metres, may grow taller if it can scrabble through taller support.  Spread a virtually prostrate ground-covering shrub, which can reach 3 metres wide. Spread 1.5 to 2 metres. Can be pruned after flowering. E