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Ceanothus x delileanus 'Gloire de Versailles (Californian lilac 'Gloire de Versailles')

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

Plant details

Botanical name

Ceanothus x delileanus 'Gloire de Versailles

Other names

Californian lilac 'Gloire de Versailles'

Genus

Ceanothus Ceanothus

Variety or Cultivar

Gloire de Versailles' _ 'Gloire de Versailles' is a fast-growing medium-sized deciduous shrub of rounded habit, with broad oval, light green leaves, and large panicles of scented light-blue flowers.


Ceanothus x delileanus 'Gloire de Versailles is: Deciduous

Habit

Compact, Rounded

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Pale-blue in Summer; Pale-blue in Autumn

Foliage

Light green in Spring

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Scale insects Scale insects

Honey fungus Honey fungus

General care

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Ceanothus x delileanus 'Gloire de Versailles (Californian lilac 'Gloire de Versailles') will reach a height of 1.5m and a spread of 1.5m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

City, Wallside and trellises

Cultivation

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

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)

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Botanical name

Ceanothus x delileanus 'Gloire de Versailles

Other names

Californian lilac 'Gloire de Versailles'

Genus

Ceanothus Ceanothus

Variety or Cultivar

Gloire de Versailles' _ 'Gloire de Versailles' is a fast-growing medium-sized deciduous shrub of rounded habit, with broad oval, light green leaves, and large panicles of scented light-blue flowers.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Compact, Rounded

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Pale-blue in Summer; Pale-blue in Autumn

Foliage

Light green in Spring


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Scale insects

Specific diseases

Honey fungus

General care

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Ceanothus x delileanus 'Gloire de Versailles (Californian lilac 'Gloire de Versailles') will reach a height of 1.5m and a spread of 1.5m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

City, Wallside and trellises

Cultivation

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

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)

USDA zones

Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7

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