Ceanothus 'Ray Hartman'
Mountain lilac, Wild lilac hybrid
An evergreen shrub that is a hybrid of Ceanothus arboreus and Ceanothus griseus. It grows up to thirty feet tall and ten feet wide. The blue flowers bloom winter through spring. This plant is great for hedges, screens, shrubs, or can be trained to grow into a small tree.
An easy California Native to grow in the Los Angeles area.
- Plant in full sun to light shade
- Tolerates light pruning
- Tolerant of heavy clay and sandy soil, needs good drainage
- Water once a month after the first year
- Drought tolerant
- Attracts butterflies, bees, and birds
- Hardy up to 10 degrees
- Native to California