Is Ceanothus Concha an evergreen?

Is Ceanothus Concha an evergreen?

Ceanothus ‘Concha’ is an evergreen cultivar with arching branches and a dense growth habit. Grow Ceanothus ‘Concha’ in full sun, in moist but well-drained soil. The Royal Horticultural Society has given it its prestigious Award of Garden Merit (AGM).

How tall do ceanothus get?

It grows from 3-6 ft tall, will adapt to clay, and can tolerate limited deer browsing. Ceanothus ‘Concha’ is a highly adaptable garden-worthy cultivar, accepting summer water more forgivingly than most, with dark green glossy leaves and deep, cobalt blue flower clusters in late spring.

Is ceanothus a tree or shrub?

Ceanothus shrubs are evergreen or deciduous, so prune according to what type you have.

Where is ceanothus native to?

Ceanothus leucodermis is a species of shrub in the buckthorn family Rhamnaceae known by the common name chaparral whitethorn. It is native to California and Baja California, where it grows in coastal and inland mountain habitat, such as chaparral, coniferous forest, and oak woodland.

Is Ceanothus fast growing?

Ceanothus are fast-growing, long-flowering shrubs and as a result, can be shortlived – after around 10-15 years they may start to lose their shape and get rather leggy. As they don’t respond well to hard pruning, it’s best to replace plants at this stage.

How quickly does Ceanothus grow?

three months
Ceanothus from seed They will then need stratifying (keeping) in cold, moist conditions for up to three months and warm, moist conditions at 16-18°C (61-65°F) thereafter, with germination taking up to three months. Most Ceanothus are named cultivars and these won’t come true to type if grown from seed.

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What is the best Ceanothus?

Our pick of the best ceanothus

  • Blue Mound. Spreading small-leaved evergreen.
  • Blue Sapphire. Dark purple-green evergreen leaves on arching stems.
  • Concha. Larger grower clothed in small evergreen leaves.
  • Cool Blue. New variegated dwarf form.
  • Dark Star. Deep purple-blue honey-scented flowers on arching stems.
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How hard can you prune Ceanothus?

However deciduous Ceanothus do tolerate hard pruning, carried out when plants are dormant between late-February and March, and can be pruned down to just above ground level if necessary.

What is the best ceanothus?

Does ceanothus smell like lilac?

Many of the California Lilacs, (Ceanothus) have very fragrant foliage and flowers. The leaves have a wonderful fragrance. These plants need lots of water, and are sensitive to frost, so do best in coastal areas. This plant is tolerant of windy areas.

What is the best Ceanothus to buy?