Ceanothus 'Autumnal Blue' is a bushy, medium-sized evergreen shrub to 3m, with glossy dark green, 3-veined ovate leaves and compact oblong trusses of mid-blue flowers from late summer

 

Foliage Evergreen

Habit Bushy

Hardiness H5

 

Full Shade

Partial Shade

 

Aspect North-facing or East-facing or West-facing

Exposure Sheltered

 

Soil

Clay

Loam

Sand

 

Moisture Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

 

Soil Clay, Loam, Sand

 

pH Acid, Neutral

 

Size

Ultimate height1.5-2.5 metres

Ultimate spread1.5-2.5 metres

Time to ultimate height10-20 years

 

How to grow

Cultivation 

Suitable for woodland and acidic soils. Position in a site sheltered from cold, dry winds and early morning sun as buds and flowers may be damaged by cold winds and late frosts. See camellia cultivation 

 

Propagation

Propagate by semi-hardwood cuttings

 

Pruning 

Pruning group 8

 

Pests

May be attacked by aphids, scale insects and vine weevil

 

Diseases

May be affected by honey fungus, phytophthora root rot, camellia gall, camellia leaf blight, camellia yellow mottle virus and flowers may be infected by camellia petal blight

Ceanothus 'Autumnal Blue'

£112.80Price