Ceanothus x 'Dark Star'

  • Ceanothus x Dark Star wild lilac
wild lilac

Evergreen mounding shrub 4 to 5 feet tall, 6 foot spread or more. Indigo blue flowers in spring, quite showy. Full sun, quite drought tolerant and deer resistant. Needs good drainage and not too much water. Introduced into the trade in 1971, an identical twin to C. Julia Phelps although 20 years younger.