Ceanothus Thyrsiflorus Var. Repens (Specimen)


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Common Name: Creeping Blue Blossom
Size: 7.5 litre
Hardiness: H4
Hardiness Ratings

All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees ˚C) are shown in brackets

  • H1a: under glass all year (>15˚C)
  • H1b: can be grown outside in the summer (10 - 15 ˚C)
  • H1c: can be grown outside in the summer (5 - 10 ˚C)
  • H2: tolerant of low temperatures, but not surviving being frozen (1 to 5 ˚C)
  • H3: hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK (-5 to 1 ˚C)
  • H4: hardy through most of the UK (-10 to -5 ˚C)
  • H5: hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters (-15 to -10 ˚C)
  • H6: hardy in all of UK and northern Europe (-20 to -15 ˚C)
  • H7: hardy in the severest European continental climates (< -20 ˚C)
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This plant has won a RHS award

7.5 Litre Pot

  • RHS Award of Garden Merit
  • Position: Full sun
  • Soil: Moist, well drained
  • Growth Rate: Average
  • Flowering Period: May – June
  • Hardiness: H4
  • Eventual Height: 1 – 1.5m
  • Eventual Spread: 2.5 – 4m

Ceanothus Thyrsiflorus Var. Repens , also known as ‘Creeping Blue Blossom’ is a low growing or mound forming evergreen shrub with finely toothed dark green, glossy leaves.  It is perfect for creating ground cover and therefore and ideal shrub to plant along a bank or at the front of a border.  Fluffy powdery blue flowers are produced from May through to June creating a soft hazy appearance and when planted in masses, it creates a striking display of colour that attracts bees and butterflies. This versatile and low-maintenance plant is perfect for adding a pop of colour to gardens, landscapes, and natural areas.

Looking After Your Ceanothus Thyrsiflorus Var. Repens

An easy to grow mound forming shrub, preferring a sunny, south or westerly facing location and planted in a fertile, well drained soil. Although generally maintenance free any pruning required to prevent over-crowding or spreading too far should be done after flowering.   Protection from very cold, drying winds is also preferred.

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