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botanical name:
Ceanothus 'Dark Star'
Ceanothus 'Dark Star' © Deeproot Plant Base
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common name:  California Lilac
family:  Rhamnaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen
height: 2.00m
width: 3.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: blue
stem/bark: brown
main season: Spring
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil, coastal
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: -14°C
USDA zone: 8 to 9
description:
Probably the Ceanothus with the deepest cobalt blue flowers. Small dark green leaves.

cultivation:
Most well drained soils, but not very chalky ones. Prefers full sun. Reasonably frost hardy, but best in a sheltered position in cool areas.

propagation:
By semi-ripe cuttings taken from mid-summer to autumn - can be tricky, a little bottom heat may help.

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