tree, shrub

Ceanothus 'Ray Hartman' | Ray Hartman Wild Lilac

The most popular of the large Ceanothus, due to its handsome appearance and acceptance of a range of soil types, drought, as well as both coastal and inland climates. Fast-growing, it can be trained to become a small tree in a matter of years. Avoid watering in summer, however, except to establish new plants the first year. Canopy coverage: 314 square feet.

Water Requirement: low

Sun Exposure: partial shade, full sun

Cold Hardiness: cold hardy to 15F

Growth Rate: fast

Height: 20 feet high

Width: 20 feet wide


Foliage Color: dark green

Flower Color: blue

Flower Season: spring, winter

Wildlife: bees, hummingbirds, butterflies