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Ceanothus 'Snow Showers' (Californian lilac 'Snow Showers')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
2.5m
Max height
2.5m
Max spread
10-20 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Ceanothus 'Snow Showers'

Other names

Californian lilac 'Snow Showers'

Genus

Ceanothus Ceanothus

Variety or Cultivar

'Snow Showers' _ 'Snow Showers' is an upright to rounded, evergreen shrub with small, oblong, toothed, dark green leaves, paler beneath, and spherical panicles of white flowers from mid-spring to late summer.


Ceanothus 'Snow Showers' is: Evergreen

Habit

Upright, Rounded

Flower

White in Spring; White in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Scale insects Scale insects

Honey fungus , Phytophthora root diseases Honey fungus , Phytophthora root diseases

General care

Pruning

Pruning group 8 after flowering. Mulch and feed after pruning.

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings, Semi-ripe cuttings


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Where to grow

Ceanothus 'Snow Showers' (Californian lilac 'Snow Showers') will reach a height of 2.5m and a spread of 2.5m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

City, Wallside and trellises

Cultivation

Plant in well-drained soil in a sheltered position in full sun. Will need protection in cold winters.

Soil type

Chalky, 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.

Hardy (H4), Tender in frost (H3)

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Botanical name

Ceanothus 'Snow Showers'

Other names

Californian lilac 'Snow Showers'

Genus

Ceanothus Ceanothus

Variety or Cultivar

'Snow Showers' _ 'Snow Showers' is an upright to rounded, evergreen shrub with small, oblong, toothed, dark green leaves, paler beneath, and spherical panicles of white flowers from mid-spring to late summer.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Upright, Rounded


Colour

Flower

White in Spring; White in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Scale insects

Specific diseases

Honey fungus , Phytophthora root diseases

General care

Pruning

Pruning group 8 after flowering. Mulch and feed after pruning.

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings, Semi-ripe cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Ceanothus 'Snow Showers' (Californian lilac 'Snow Showers') will reach a height of 2.5m and a spread of 2.5m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

City, Wallside and trellises

Cultivation

Plant in well-drained soil in a sheltered position in full sun. Will need protection in cold winters.

Soil type

Chalky, 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.

Hardy (H4), Tender in frost (H3)

USDA zones

Zone 10, Zone 9, Zone 8

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