Ceanothus arboreus

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Species Name: Ceanothus arboreus
Common Name: Feltleaf or Catalina Ceanothus

The largest of the California lilacs, this species can be shaped into a small tree. Great if you want an evergreen flowering tree for a courtyard or patio. Tolerates clay soils. Deer will browse on it.

Plant Family: Rhamnaceae
Plant Type: Shrub
Height by Width: 25' H x 12' W
Growth Habit: Upright, dense growth
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full to part sun
Soil Preference: Adaptable
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to moderate
Cold Hardy to: 35 degrees F
Flower Season: Spring
Flower Color: Pale blue to white
Endangered?: Not Listed
Distribution: Catalina, Santa Cruz and Santa Rosa islands
Natural Habitat: Dry hills of the Channel Islands, found to 1000'

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