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Ceanothus thyrsiflorus 'Victoria'
Common Name: California Lilac Family: Rhamnaceae (The Buckthorn Family)

Ceanothus thyrsiflorus 'Victoria'
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This excellent shrub hails from a diverse group of species whose centre of diversity is in Oregon and California. Small, evergreen, dark green leaves set off the clusters of fragrant (like sweet baby powder), royal blue flowers in late spring and early summer. A real bee magnet.


Geogrpahical Origin:
North America
Native Habitat:
Wooded slopes and canyons below 600m, often in the neighbourhood of streams, in evergreen forests in California.

ClassEvergreen  Primary Bloom ColourBlue 
TypeShrub  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height4-6'  Bloom TimeLate Spring 
Spread3-5'  FragranceYes 
Light ExposureLoves Sun Full - Part Sun Sun  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureAverage Dry  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone7-9  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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