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Ceanothus


Native Shrubs



 

Ceanothus 'Blue Ray'  California Lilac   
Cross of Ray Hartman with Dark Star to get deeper blue and textured leaves. Same size as Ray Hartman, prunable as a tree. 
Qty:
(6)  5 gal   40.00 
Qty:
(6)  1 gal   15.00 

Ceanothus 'Concha'  Concha California Lilac   
8 foot tall, 10 foot spread with purplish blue flowers coming from reddish buds. A long time popular hybrid, Concha tolerates alkalinity, summer water and drought. 
Qty:
(3)  5 gal   45.00 
Qty:
(1)  1 gal   12.00 

Ceanothus 'Frosty Blue'  California Lilac   
Reliable 6-8' selection from seed collected on Santa Cruz island. 
Qty:
(2)  5 gal   45.00 

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:
(3)  2 gal   22.00 
Qty:
(1)  5 gal   35.00 
Qty:
(2)  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)  5 gal   45.00 
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(14)  1 gal   14.00 
Qty:
(1)  1/2 gal   9.00 

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:
(6)  1 gal   14.00 
Qty:
(1)  5 gal   35.00 

Ceanothus cuneatus - Flat Form  Prostrate Buckbrush   
This selection only gets 2 feet tall and up to 6 feet wide. Local to the Bay Area, this ceanothus is tough and deer-resistant! Light blue fragrant flower clusters. 
Qty:
(1)  1 gal   12.00 

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:
(6)  1 gal   12.50 
Qty:
(16)  2" rose pot   2.50 

Ceanothus foliosus var. vineatus  Vine Hill California Lilac   
Beautiful deep blue flowers, medium small leaves, AKA Wavyleaf Ceanothus. Endangered species from only 2 known occurrences near Sebastapol, possibly Mendocino. 2-3 feet wide, 6 foot spread. 
Qty:
(1)  5 gal   0.00 

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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:
(3)  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:
(6)  1 gal   14.00 

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 '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:
(2)  10 gal   75.00 

Ceanothus griseus hor. 'Yankee Point'     
Low evergreen mound, 2-3' by 10'. Great for coastal conditions, and fast! 
Qty:
(15)  1 gal   12.00 

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:
(8)  1 gal   14.00 
Qty:
(1)  1/2 gal   9.00 

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   14.00 

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)  1 gal   14.00 

Ceanothus maritimus 'Valley Violet'  California Lilac   
Coastal species to 3 feet tall and 3-4 feet wide, profuse purple early spring bloom. Tolerates Central Valley heat and drought. One of the most compact shrub form Ceanothus selections. 
Qty:
(4)  4" pot   6.00 
Qty:
(1)  1 gal   12.00 

Ceanothus rigidus 'Sapphire'  Sapphire California Lilac   
A small (2-4' tall, 4'-6' wide), drought and heat tolerant, deer resistant shrub covered in clusters of dark blue flowers. Horticultural selection of C. cuneatus var. rigidus. 
Qty:
(3)  1 gal   14.00 
Qty:
(1)  5 gal   35.00 

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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:
(2)  5 gal   35.00 
Qty:
(3)  1 gal   12.00 

Ceanothus thyrsiflorus  California Lilac  Mt. Tamalpais 
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:
(2)  1 gal   12.00 
Qty:
(1)  2 gal   22.00 

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:
(2)  1 gal   12.00 
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(5)  5 gal   45.00 
Qty:
(6)  2" rose pot   2.50 
Qty:
(5)  4" pot   6.00 

Ceanothus thyrsiflorus 'Denim'    San Bruno Mt. 
Nice medium dark blue. 
Qty:
(1)  1 gal   12.00 
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(3)  2 gal   18.00 
Qty:
(2)  3 gal   25.00 
Qty:
(5)  4" pot   6.00 

Ceanothus thyrsiflorus 'Grande'    San Bruno Mt. 
Big bold leaves and growth habit. 
Qty:
(2)  1 gal   12.00 
Qty:
(6)  5 gal   35.00 

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.  
Qty:
(1)  5 gal   35.00 
Qty:
(6)  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:
(23)  4" pot   6.00 
Qty:
(1)  5 gal   35.00 
Qty:
(3)  1 gal   12.00 

Ceanothus thyrsiflorus v. griseus 'Carmel Creeper'  Carmel Creeper California Lilac  Carmel, CA 
This low-growing selection can spread up to 15 feet while maintaining a height under 2 feet. It has large glossy, bright green leaves and light blue blossoms. Ideal for slopes or spilling over retaining walls. Full sun is recommended for coastal climates while some shade inland would be beneficial. Does best with well drained soils and little to no summer water.  
Qty:
(16)  1 gal   12.00 
Qty:
(1)  2 gal   20.00 
Qty:
(3)  5" tree band   6.00 
Qty:
(1)  3" rose pot   6.00 

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:
(9)  1 gal   14.00 
Qty:
(19)  2" rose pot   2.00 

Ceanothus thyrsiflorus..    Presidio 
Narrow leaves, nice blue flower. 
Qty:
(6)  4" pot   6.00 


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