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Ceanothus arboreus, Felt Leaf Ceanothus, California lilac, Tree Ceanothus

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Ceanothus arboreus

Felt Leaf Ceanothus, California lilac, Tree Ceanothus
Family: Rhamnaceae
Origin: California
Large shrub 5-10 ftFull sunSemi-shadeModerate waterBlue/lavender/purple flowersFragrantAttracts butterflies, hummingbirds

The plant prefers light (sandy) and medium (loamy) soils and requires well-drained soil. The plant prefers acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils. It requires dry or moist soil. Prefers a warm sunny position but tolerates light shade.

The flowers are a very good source, when used as a body soap they leave behind a pleasant perfume on the skin.


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