- Common Name: Californian lilac
- Synonyms: Ceanothus azureus 'Concha'
- 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: Evergreen, Bushy
- Height & Spread: 300cm × 300cm
A dense, evergreen shrub with dark green, glossy leaves bearing spheres of tiny, dark blue flowers on arching branches in spring.
After flowering the plant will benefit from being pruned by approximately a third to maintain a good dense habit. This is also a good time to apply a mulch around the base of the plant.