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Californian Lilac 'Dark Star'

Ceanothus 'Dark Star'

Also known as

California Lilac

Full Sun
Light watering
Half-hardy

H5-H3

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

2.5m

Max

2.5m

1.5m

Min

1.5m

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Californian Lilac 'Dark Star' Overview

Also known as Californian lilac, Ceanothus 'Dark Star' is a spreading shrub with evergreen, oval-shaped foliage. Flowers are small and rich blue-purple in colour, produced in dense clusters with distinctive yellow-tipped stamens. Flowers are produced from arching branches late in spring.

Common problems with Californian Lilac 'Dark Star'

How to propagate Californian Lilac 'Dark Star'

Cuttings

Semi-ripe cuttings may be taken from mid-summer through to autumn.

Special features of Californian Lilac 'Dark Star'

Attractive flowers

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