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Blue Blossom

Ceanothus thyrsiflorus

This easy-to-establish shrub/small tree, is drought tolerant with attractive clusters of blue flowers and shiny evergreen leaves. Fast growing. Ceanothus provide habitat for a wide range of wildlife, birds and beneficial insects. Plant images are from Hansen’s Northwest Native Plant Database.

Plant Details

Habitats
Habitat Notesslopes and open areas
Mature Height6-20'
Shade Preference
Soil Tolerance Fairly dry, well-drained soil.
Special Uses Attracts insects, bees, butterflies, and birds. Provides wildlife forage, cover, and food. Ornamental. Drought tolerant once established.
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