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French Hybrid Ceanothus Ceanothus x delileanus

Phonetic Spelling
say-an-OH-thus BY de-lee-lay-AY-nus
Description

This is a hybrid.

Drought tolerant; flowers on new growth.

Wildlife Value: Members of the genus Ceanothus support the following specialized bees: Pseudopanurgus pauper and Pseudopanurgus virginicus.

Variable form: mostly rounded

See this plant in the following landscape:
Cultivars / Varieties:
  • 'Gloire de Versailles'
    Powder blue flowers
  • 'Henri Desfossé'
    Dark blue flowers
  • 'Topaze'
    Blue flowers
'Gloire de Versailles', 'Henri Desfossé', 'Topaze'
Tags:
#evergreen#drought tolerant#wildlife plant#nectar plant#specialized bees#pollinator plant#bee friendly
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
  • 'Gloire de Versailles'
    Powder blue flowers
  • 'Henri Desfossé'
    Dark blue flowers
  • 'Topaze'
    Blue flowers
'Gloire de Versailles', 'Henri Desfossé', 'Topaze'
Tags:
#evergreen#drought tolerant#wildlife plant#nectar plant#specialized bees#pollinator plant#bee friendly
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Ceanothus
    Family:
    Rhamnaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
    Dimensions:
    Height: 3 ft. 0 in. - 5 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 3 ft. 0 in. - 6 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Shrub
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Semi-evergreen
    Texture:
    Medium
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Soil pH:
    Acid (<6.0)
    Neutral (6.0-8.0)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zone:
    7b, 7a, 8b, 8a, 9b, 9a, 10b, 10a
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Pink
    White
    Flower Inflorescence:
    Panicle
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Summer
    Flower Size:
    1-3 inches
  • Leaves:
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Semi-evergreen
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Leaf Type:
    Simple
    Leaf Arrangement:
    Alternate
    Leaf Shape:
    Elliptical
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    lustrous
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Attracts:
    Pollinators
    Specialized Bees