Ceanothus thyrsiflorus 'Skylark'

  • Ceanothus thyrsiflorus Skylark wild lilac
wild lilac

This lush green, compact Ceanothus grows slowly 3 to 6 feet tall with a 5 foot spread. Dark blue fragrant flower spikes bloom over a long period in spring, again in fall. Full sun, drought tolerant but can handle some water and clay soils. Looks good year round. Native to Mendocino. Attracts the California Tortoiseshell butterfly.