- Common Name: Californian lilac
- Synonyms: Ceanothus thyrsiflorus 'Skylark'
- Position: Full sun, East-facing, South-facing, West-facing, Sheltered
- Soil: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained, Clay, Loam, Sand, Alkaline, Neutral
- Flowers: Summer
- Flower Colour: Blue
- Hardiness: H4 - Hardy through most of the UK
- Habit: Evergreen, Bushy
- Height & Spread: 150cm × 200cm
A bushy, evergreen shrub with glossy, dark green foliage and smothered in dark blue flowers in summer. Ceanothus will benefit from being planted in a sheltered position and may require some extra winter protection if the weather is particularly cold.