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Ceanothus griseus var. horizontalis ‘Diamond Heights’


Ceanothus griseus var. horizontalis 'Diamond Heights' is a low-growing, ground covering California lilac with gold foliage.

Ceanothus griseus var. horizontalis 'Diamond Heights' is a low-growing, densely spreading California lilac that makes a fine rock garden or ground cover specimen especially for exposed sites. The foliage is chartreuse in shadier conditions to bright gold in full sun with irregular, dark green, central markings. The flowers are pale blue and lightly fragrant.

Common Name: Carmel California Lilac

Family: Rhamnaceae (The Buckthorn Family)

Zone Hardiness: 8-10

Light: Full Sun

Height: 8-12"

Width: 2-3'

Primary Bloom Colour: Blue

Secondary Bloom Colour:

Class: Evergreen

Type: Shrub

Bloom Time: Late Spring

Soil Moisture: Average, Dry

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: Yes

Berries: No

Benefits: Bees

Deer Resistant: Yes

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Coastal cliffs.


Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America

Miscellaneous - Garden Origin

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