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Ceanothus thyrsiflorus 'Victoria' (Californian lilac 'Victoria')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
2m
Max height
1.5m
Max spread
5-10 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Ceanothus thyrsiflorus 'Victoria'

Other names

Californian lilac 'Victoria'

Genus

Ceanothus Ceanothus

Variety or Cultivar

'Victoria' _ 'Victoria' is a dense, hardy evergreen shrub with upright branches bearing narrow, dark green leaves and clusters of dark blue flowers in late spring and summer.


Ceanothus thyrsiflorus 'Victoria' is: Evergreen

Habit

Bushy, Dense, Upright

Flower

Dark-blue in Summer

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 thyrsiflorus 'Victoria' (Californian lilac 'Victoria') will reach a height of 2m and a spread of 1.5m 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 thyrsiflorus 'Victoria'

Other names

Californian lilac 'Victoria'

Genus

Ceanothus Ceanothus

Variety or Cultivar

'Victoria' _ 'Victoria' is a dense, hardy evergreen shrub with upright branches bearing narrow, dark green leaves and clusters of dark blue flowers in late spring and summer.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Bushy, Dense, Upright


Colour

Flower

Dark-blue in Summer

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 thyrsiflorus 'Victoria' (Californian lilac 'Victoria') will reach a height of 2m and a spread of 1.5m 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 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6

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