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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:
(5)  1 gal   10.00 
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(3)  4" pot   5.00 
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(18)  2" rose pot   3.50 
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(2)  3 gal   40.00 

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)  15 gal   165.00 

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 
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(5)  6" pot   5.00 

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:
(8)  2" rose pot   3.00 

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. 
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(2)  24" box   563.00 
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(1)  15 gal   175.00 
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(5)  5 gal   45.00 
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(21)  1 gal   12.00 
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(6)  4" pot   8.00 
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(3)  15 gal   150.00 

Ceanothus cuneatus  Buckbrush   
Local to the Bay Area, this ceanothus is tough and deer-resistant! Can grow to 8 ft. White fragrant flower clusters. 
Qty:
(2)  1 gal   15.00 

Ceanothus foliosus 'Berryhill'  Wavyleaf California Lilac   
2' high, 4-5' wide mound with tiny leaves and brilliant blue flowers. Needs good drainage and no summer water. 
Qty:
(5)  4" pot   6.00 

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:
(1)  1 gal   12.00 
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(6)  1 gal   15.00 
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(3)  4" pot   6.00 

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:
(8)  1 gal   15.00 

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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 gloriosus x masonii 'Blue Jeans'  Blue Jeans CA Lilac  RSABG 
6' x 6' evergreen shrub with holly leaves, rigid stems and an abundance of purple-blue flowers that fade to an old denim color. Full sun. Very drought tolerant. Deer resistant! Appreciates good drainage, but tolerates clay. Also tolerates sand and alkaline soil. One of the toughest Ceanothus. Set it and forget it. 
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(11)  1 gal   12.00 
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(1)  5 gal   40.00 
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(7)  1 gal   16.00 

Ceanothus griseus 'Louis Edmonds'  Carmel Mountain Lilac   
Dark green leaves, medium tall to 3 or 4' and spreading to as much as 30' wide -- survives clay, alkalinity, sand, wind, heat, sun, and water. 
Qty:
(4)  1 gal   14.00 

Ceanothus griseus hor. 'Yankee Point'     
Low evergreen mound, 2-3' by 10'. Great for coastal conditions, and fast! 
Qty:
(16)  1 gal   8.00 
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(1)  2 gal   22.00 
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(6)  1 gal   14.00 

Ceanothus griseus horizontalis 'Diamond Heights'     
Wide spreading shrub, with a dense, ground hugging habit, 1' x 6'. Even more significant is the foliage, which is a combination of bright green and golden yellow, highly appealing year round. The light blue spring flowers in this case take second place to the leaves.  
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(2)  1 gal   12.00 
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(1)  1 gal   15.00 
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(5)  1 gal   15.00 
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(6)  1 gal   15.00 

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:
(2)  5 gal   40.00 

Ceanothus hybrid volunteer  California Lilac volunteer  Jon 
Qty:
(9)  1 gal   12.00 
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(4)  5 gal   35.00 

Ceanothus maritimus 'Frosty Dawn'  California Lilac   
Compact coastal ceanothus with lavender-blue flowers. 2' tall by 5' wide. Very early bloomer. 
Qty:
(5)  1 gal   15.00 
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(1)  2 gal   22.00 

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:
(9)  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:
(1)  5 gal   45.00 

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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:
(2)  1 gal   15.00 
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(1)  5 gal   45.00 

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. 
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(3)  1 gal   15.00 
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(1)  5 gal   40.00 
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(3)  4" pot   6.00 

Ceanothus thyrsiflorus 'Denim'    San Bruno Mt. 
Nice medium dark blue. 
Qty:
(16)  1 gal   12.00 
Qty:
(16)  4" pot   6.00 

Ceanothus thyrsiflorus 'Skylark'  California Lilac   
A popular cultivar of our local species from Mendocino with nice compact growth 4 to 5 feet tall 6 to 7 wide with especially dark green leaves and profuse, long-lived dark blue flowers with the fragrance of wintergreen. Garden tolerant.  
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(1)  5 gal   45.00 
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(13)  1 gal   14.00 

Ceanothus thyrsiflorus 'Snow Flurry'     
White-flowering cultivar of San Francisco's local species of Ceanothus. Robust shrub to 10' tall and wide. 
Qty:
(4)  5 gal   45.00 
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(1)  1 gal   14.00 

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:
(3)  1 gal   10.00 
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(15)  4" pot   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:
(11)  1 gal   14.00 


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