Ceanothus impressus

Santa Barbara Ceanothus, California Lilac

Family: Rhamnaceae Buckthorn

Type Shrub
USDA Hardiness range 7A - 9A
Exposure Full sun
Bloom color Blue, lavender
Bloom time Spring
Water needs Moist
Landscape uses Border, container, foundation, hedge, massing, rock garden, screen
Height 4' to 8' / 1.20m to 2.40m
Spread 8' to 20' / 2.40m to 6.00m
Growth rate Moderate
Persistence Evergreen, broadleaf
Leaf color Green
Fruit color Black
Soil pH requirements Acidic, neutral, slightly alkaline
Soil type Sandy, clay, loamy
Form Oval, rounded
Attributes and features Native to North America