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Ceanothus 'Blue Jeans' (California lilac 'Blue Jeans')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
1.5m
Max height
2.5m
Max spread
5-10 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Ceanothus 'Blue Jeans'

Other names

California lilac 'Blue Jeans'

Genus

Ceanothus Ceanothus

Variety or Cultivar

'Blue Jeans' _ 'Blue Jeans' is an evergreen shrub with arching branches, narrow, dark green leaves and clusters of blue flowers in late spring.


Ceanothus 'Blue Jeans' is: Evergreen

Habit

Bushy, Dense

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Bright-blue in Spring

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

Honey fungus Honey fungus

General care

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Ceanothus 'Blue Jeans' (California lilac 'Blue Jeans') will reach a height of 1.5m and a spread of 2.5m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, City, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance, Mediterranean, Wallside and trellises

Cultivation

Plant in well-drained soil in a sheltered position in full sun.

Soil type

Clay, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Tender in frost (H3)

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Botanical name

Ceanothus 'Blue Jeans'

Other names

California lilac 'Blue Jeans'

Genus

Ceanothus Ceanothus

Variety or Cultivar

'Blue Jeans' _ 'Blue Jeans' is an evergreen shrub with arching branches, narrow, dark green leaves and clusters of blue flowers in late spring.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Bushy, Dense

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Bright-blue in Spring

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

Specific diseases

Honey fungus

General care

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Ceanothus 'Blue Jeans' (California lilac 'Blue Jeans') will reach a height of 1.5m and a spread of 2.5m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, City, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance, Mediterranean, Wallside and trellises

Cultivation

Plant in well-drained soil in a sheltered position in full sun.

Soil type

Clay, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Tender in frost (H3)

USDA zones

Zone 10, Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7

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