Ceanothus thyrsiflorus var. griseus 'Kurt Zadnik'

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Species Name: Ceanothus thyrsiflorus var. griseus 'Kurt Zadnik'
Common Name: Kurt Zadnik California Lilac

Dependable, neat shrub. Best with some shade when brought inland. Seeds sought after by finches, quail, bushtits, and mockingbirds.

Plant Family: Rhamnaceae
Plant Type: Shrub
Height by Width: 4-5' H x 8' W
Growth Habit: Tall, dense, spreading
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full to part sun
Soil Preference: Well-draining
Water Requirements: Occasional to moderate
Cold Hardy to: 35 degrees F
Flower Season: Spring
Flower Color: Deep blue
Endangered?: Not listed
Distribution: A select for the garden from Roger Raiche, at the U.C. Berkeley Botanic Garden
Natural Habitat: Coastal sage scrub, oak woodland, coastal bluffs

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