Ceanothus Part Shade. Full sun to part shade. Loved by bees and butterflies.

Ceanothus 'Blue cushion' Linda Vista Native Plants
Ceanothus 'Blue cushion' Linda Vista Native Plants from www.lindavistanatives.com

Loved by bees and butterflies. Full sun to part shade. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system.

Flower Colors Cover The Spectrum From White To Dark Purple, With Most Being Shades Of Light To Dark Blue.

Full sun in coastal locations, but dappled sun to partial shade inland. Prefers full sun or shade. Ceanothus adapts to a wide range of soil types, but prefers to be dry or have excellent drainage in summer.

Lavender Blue Flowers Bloom In The Winter.

Add to my plant list; In 2 years, and more slowly in lean, sandy soils. Tolerates most soils that never become boggy.

Tolerates High Heat And Does Well By Seaside.

If you live in the hills or mountains you'll be glad to know that the deer do not like this plant. Drought tolerant once established, and does not require summer irrigation except in hotter, inland climates. I have a ceanothus in partial shade.

Attracts Butterflies, Bees And Other Pollinators

Awarded the award of merit by the california horticultural society (1957). Ceanothus species are fast growing and do best with good drainage and low amounts of water. In april and may it will produce a profusion of indigo flowers, which are brilliant for attracting bees, butterflies and other pollinators.

Plant In Full Sun If Coastal, And Part Shade Inland.

If its half a day's worth, should be fine. Full sun to part shade. Sierra (maritime) slow growth rate.


Leave a Reply