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Ceanothus


Native Shrubs



 

Ceanothus 'Centennial'  Centennial California Lilac   
Deepest blue flowers & small holly leaves on a mat-forming plant. 12 inches high and 6 foot spread. 
Qty:
(1)  5 gal   45.00 
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(1)  1 gal   15.00 
Qty:
(5)  4" pot   5.00 

Ceanothus 'Dark Star'  California Lilac   
'Dark Star' is the Ceanothus cultivar with the deepest, most intense shade of blue flowers. Perhaps the same as Julia Phelps Often blooms twice in the Bay Area: once in spring and a bonus in fall. Completely drought-tolerant and loves full sun, fast-growing to 5-6 feet tall and 7-8 feet wide. 
Qty:
(1)  5 gal   45.00 
Qty:
(2)  1 gal   14.00 

Ceanothus 'El Dorado'     
A big, somewhat slow-growing shrub (for a Ceanothus) with interesting yellow and green variegated foliage. Does well in Central Valley heat.  
Qty:
(1)  15 gal   150.00 
Qty:
(5)  6" pot   5.00 

Ceanothus 'Frosty Blue'  California Lilac   
Reliable 6-8' selection from seed collected on Santa Cruz island. 
Qty:
(1)  5 gal   45.00 
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(3)  1 gal   16.00 

Ceanothus 'Joyce Coulter'  Coulter's California Lilac   
A medium-sized shrub, fast-growing to 3 feet high and 6 feet wide. Full sun, low water, needs good drainage. Similar appearance to Julia Phelps and Dark Star but lower with larger crinkly leaves & lighter flowers - hearstiorum is the next step down in size. 
Qty:
(2)  5 gal   40.00 
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(12)  1 gal   14.00 

Ceanothus 'Julia Phelps'  California Lilac   
Similar to Dark Star but a bit wider spreading. 
Qty:
(3)  1 gal   14.00 

Ceanothus 'Ray Hartman'  Ray Hartman Ceanothus   
A reliable, tall, fast-growing and big-blooming selection, this hybrid of C. arboreus and C. thyrisflorus makes an excellent screen or can be shaped into an attractive street tree. Larger leaves, similar to the Yankee Point spreader. 
Qty:
(2)  24" box   563.00 
Qty:
(1)  1 gal   15.00 
Qty:
(2)  5 gal   45.00 
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(6)  4" pot   8.00 
Qty:
(1)  1/2 gal   9.00 

Ceanothus gloriosus 'Anchor Bay'  Point Reyes Ceanothus  Marin 
Popular ground cover to 1 or 2 feet high and 6 feet wide with holly leaves, compact form and relatively deer resistant. Tolerates garden water but doesn't need much. 
Qty:
(11)  1 gal   14.00 

Ceanothus gloriosus 'Heart's Desire'  Heart's Desire Ceanothus  Marin 
Popular ground cover to 1 foot tall and 5 feet wide with holly leaves, compact form and relatively deer resistant. Tolerates garden water but doesn't need much. Forms a dense mat with dark lavender-blue puffs of flowers in Spring. 
Qty:
(1)  1 gal   16.00 

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Ceanothus gloriosus ssp. porrectus 'Mt Vision'  Mount Vision Ceanothus  Point Reyes 
The rare and endangered prostrate shrub, also called Prostrate Holly-leaved Ceanothus, endemic to the Inverness Ridge at Point Reyes, CA. 
Qty:
(1)  2 gal   22.00 

Ceanothus griseus hor. 'Yankee Point'     
Low evergreen mound, 2-3' by 10'. Great for coastal conditions, and fast! 
Qty:
(2)  1 gal   14.00 
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(1)  2 gal   22.00 
Qty:
(1)  5 gal   40.00 

Ceanothus hearstiorum    San Luis Obispo 
Beautiful rich blue flowers & small leaves on a mat-forming plant. Coastal origin, needs some shade and water inland and can even handle water near a lawn. Slow-growing but worth the wait for an elegant, tidy, long-lived ground cover.  
Qty:
(3)  5 gal   40.00 

Ceanothus hybrid volunteer  California Lilac volunteer  Jon 
Qty:
(18)  1 gal   12.00 

Ceanothus maritimus 'Frosty Dawn'  California Lilac   
Compact coastal ceanothus with lavender-blue flowers. 2' tall by 5' wide. Very early bloomer. 
Qty:
(10)  1 gal   14.00 

Ceanothus maritimus 'Point Sierra'  California Lilac   
Coastal species to 3 feet tall and 5 feet wide, light lavender spring bloom. Small dark green leaves, fairly slow growing and long lived. One of the most compact shrub form Ceanothus selections. 
Qty:
(7)  1 gal   15.00 

Ceanothus maritimus 'Popcorn'  California Lilac   
Coastal species to 2-3 feet tall and 4-6 feet wide, profuse white spring bloom with the fragrance of buttered popcorn!  
Qty:
(2)  5 gal   45.00 
Qty:
(1)  1 gal   14.00 

Ceanothus rigidus 'Snowball'  Snowball California Lilac   
A small (2-4'tall, 10' wide), drought and heat tolerant, deer resistant shrub covered in clusters of white flowers. Horticultural selection from Monterey County of C. cuneatus var. rigidus. 
Qty:
(4)  1 gal   15.00 

Ceanothus thyrsiflorus  California Lilac  Presidio SF 
3 to 18 ft. shrub or small tree. Light to deep blue flowers that have a sweet, honey-like fragrance. This is the only Ceanothus locally native to the Bay Area; it also grows in chaparral and on wooded slopes and in mixed evergreen forests from Sta. Barbara co. to S. Oregon. Used on wedding nights by Native Californians, the medicinal part of Ceanothus is the root. This complex herb should be used by �healthy people under stress not sick people under treatment� (Moore).  
Qty:
(1)  5 gal   35.00 

Ceanothus thyrsiflorus 'Arroyo de la Cruz'     
Medium blue flowered selection of San Francisco's local species of Ceanothus. Robust shrub to 10' tall and wide. 
Qty:
(8)  1 gal   14.00 
Qty:
(3)  4" pot   6.00 

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Ceanothus thyrsiflorus 'Denim'    San Bruno Mt. 
Nice medium dark blue. 
Qty:
(16)  4" pot   6.00 

Ceanothus thyrsiflorus 'Snow Flurry'     
White-flowering cultivar of San Francisco's local species of Ceanothus. Robust shrub to 10' tall and wide. 
Qty:
(1)  5 gal   45.00 

Ceanothus thyrsiflorus var. repens  Reposing California Lilac  Bay Area 
Prostrate form of the fabulous Ceanothus thyrsiflorus, the only species of California Lilac native to San Francisco. Forms a tight carpet of ground cover; nice blue flowers in Spring and an occasional bonus bloom in the Fall. 
Qty:
(4)  1 gal   10.00 
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(3)  5" tree band   6.00 

Ceanothus thyrsiflorus..    Presidio 
Narrow leaves, nice blue flower. 
Qty:
(5)  4" pot   6.00 

Ceanothus Volunteer  California Lilac   
Random volunteer seedlings of unknown size and flower characteristics. 
Qty:
(6)  1 gal   14.00 


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