Ceanothus Italian Skies California Lilac
Ceanothus Italian Skies Californian Lilac
3 litre pot 80 cm tall
Italian Skies is a vigorous evergreen shrub of upright spreading habit with small glossy dark green leaves and abundant deep blue flowers in late spring and early summer.
An ideal wall shrub for the back of a border this Ceanothus is a dense growing evergreen shrub that bears clusters of blue flowers in early summer.
Dense dark green foliage is attractive all year round.
Good for planting towards the back of a mixed border in full sun.
Ceanothus will tolerate a wide range of problematic soil types as long as they are well drained and not overly fertile.
For best results plant in a warm sheltered spot full sun and make best use of this tough plant by using it in hot dry problem spots where it will flourish in the poor of soils such as dry and and chalk.
Ceanothus do not appreciate the cold or shade.
Prune lightly to shape in early Spring.
All round tough plant suitable for problem areas