Scientific Name: Ceanothus thyrsiflorus 'Victoria' Form: Round
Common Name:Victoria lilac, summer lilac, California lilac Texture:Medium - fine
Family Name:RhamnaceaeHabit: Arching, Upright, Dense, Twiggy, Spreading
Plant Type: Broadleaf evergreen Mature Size (ht. X w.):3 - 5m x 4 - 5m
Origin: U.S. - southwest Hardiness Zone:Zone 8a: (-12 to -9.5 C)
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Leathery, Heavily veined, Pinnate venation, Glabrous, Lustrous, Obovate, Entire
Flowers: Panicle, (Floriferous), Blue, May- Jun
Fruit: Capsule, Dark-red, Black, Jul- Aug
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Well-drained, Rocky or gravelly or dry
Landscape Uses: Accent plant, Erosion control, Screening, Summer interest, Tall background
Key ID Features:Habit bushy, upright, arching, green, ribbed stems; leaves <4 cm, dark-green, alternate, ovate, entire to slighly crenate, prominent veins; flowers pale-dark blue, terminal/lateral panicles <8 cm long.