Ceanothus 'Ray Hartman'
mountain lilac, Wild lilac hybrid
evergreen shrub 12-20' tall x 15-20' wide
very drought tolerant.
ok in heavy soils or sand
Plant in full sun to light shade in most any soil, as this cultivar is surprisingly tolerant of heavy clay as well as light, sandy soil.
Hardy to 10 degrees F
Ray Hartman was the owner and manager of Leonard Coates Nurseries and one of the founders of Saratoga Horticultural Foundation. Ray Hartman Ceanothus was introduced in the 1950's after being found in Ray Hartman's Saratoga garden in the 1940's.