- Common Name: Californian lilac
- Position: Full sun, East-facing, South-facing, West-facing, Sheltered
- Soil: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained, Clay, Loam, Sand, Alkaline, Neutral
- Flowers: Spring
- Flower Colour: Blue
- Hardiness: H4 - Hardy through most of the UK
- Habit: Evergeen, Bushy
- Height & Spread: 150cm × 250cm
A medium-sized, evergreen shrub with small, glossy, dark green leaves and in late spring bearing clusters of small, blue flowers. Ceanothus are best grown in a sheltered position to protect them from cold, drying winds.
Ceanothus 'Italian Skies'