Ceanothus thyrsiflorus – “Blue Pacific” Californian Lilac.
An outstanding evergreen large shrub, (Can be hedged or topiarised to keep smaller) smothered in groups of unique Blue flowers in Spring to Summer. Tough leathery attractive foliage and bark. Very quick growing to fill a spot fast or dense screening/wind break hedge. Loves a sunny position with good draining soils but tolerant of a wide range of aspects and soils. Trim regularly to maintain its natural form. Fertilise with a slow release to promote strong flowering.
A must have shrub for every gardener! One Garden classic!