Californian Lilac 'Concha'
Also known as
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10 years to reach maturity
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Californian Lilac 'Concha' Overview
Ceanothus 'Concha' is commonly known as Californian lilac 'Concha'. It's an evergreen shrub cultivar in the buckthorn family, Rhamnaceae. This cultivar has a dense, bushy habit and produces arching stems with narrow foliage. Leaves are dark green, ridged in texture and shiny in appearance. This cultivar has earned a Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit. It produces showy, spherical clusters densely packed with deep blue flowers. These appear from late spring and flowers have distinct contrasting yellow stamens in the centre.
Common problems with Californian Lilac 'Concha'
Can also be affected by scale insects.
Californian Lilac 'Concha' Companion Plants
How to propagate Californian Lilac 'Concha'
Semi-hardwood cuttings are reccomended.
Special features of Californian Lilac 'Concha'
Attracts useful insects
Other uses of Californian Lilac 'Concha'
Grown for their small but densely clustered, mainly blue flowers. Attractive to bees.