Scientific Name: Ceanothus gloriosus 'Point Reyes'
Common Name: Point Reyes creeper
Family Name: Rhamnaceae
Origin: Garden origin, U.S. - southwest
Hardiness Zone: Zone 7: (-18 to -12 °C)
Plant Type: Broadleaf evergreen, Ground cover
Mature Size: 0.2 - 0.4m x 1.5 - 2.0m (height x width)
Habit: Horizontal, Spreading
Form: Creeping / Mat-like
Texture: Medium - fine
Landscape Uses: Alpine, Attract beneficial insects, Container planting, Ground cover, Group or mass planting, Rock garden, Spring interest
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Rocky or gravelly or dry, Well-drained
Leaves: Simple, Opposite, Leathery, Heavily veined, Pinnate venation, Glabrous, Pubescent, Elliptic, Oblong, Obovate, Serrate
Flowers: Cyme, Blue, Violet, Purple, May-Jun
Fruit: Capsule, Brown, Jun-Jul
Key ID Features:
Stems trailing, reddish brown; leaves opposite, most blades elliptic-oblong and expand to 3-4cm long x 2-3cm wide, margins spinose, dark green, glossy; florets 4-6mm wide, 5 petals and sepals, bluish.