Ceanothus 'Skylark' is a compact evergreen shrub with finely toothed, glossy dark green leaves and clusters of deep blue flowers in early summer.

 

Foliage 

Evergreen 

 

Habit 

Bushy

 

Hardiness

H4

 

Full Sun

 

Aspect

West-facing or South-facing or East-facing

 

Exposure

Sheltered

 

Moisture 

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained 

 

Soil 

Clay, Loam, Sand

 

pH

Alkaline, Neutral

 

Size

Ultimate height 1.5-2.5 metres

Ultimate spreadb1.5-2.5 metres

Time to ultimate heightb5-10 years

 

How to grow

Cultivation 

Grow in well-drained soil in a sheltered position in full sun 

 

Propagation

Propagate by seed or semi-hardwood cuttings

 

Suggested planting locations and garden types

Flower borders and beds Banks and Slopes Wall-side Borders City & Courtyard Gardens Coastal Gravel Garden Mediterranean Climate Plants Cottage & Informal Garden

 

How to care

 

Pruning

Pruning group 8

 

Pests

Can get scale insects

 

Diseases 

May be affected by honey fungus and Phytophthora root disease

Ceanothus 'Skylark'

£19.52Price