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Californian Lilac plant

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Ceanothus 'Autumnal Blue'

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Californian Lilac plants or Ceanothus 'Autumnal Blue' make a striking, evergreen shrub. It has dark-green, ovate foliage for year round cover and bright blue flowers from mid-summer to early autumn. Californian Lilac is regarded as the hardiest of all Ceanothus hedge plants and looks great trained against walls and fences.

  • Best Features: Dark-green evergreen foliage, bright blue flowers, wildlife friendly
  • Ideal For Hedges: Up to 2.5m
  • Growth Rate: Average | 20-40cm
  • Position: Sunny, normal soil, sheltered, inland
  • Also Consider: Our full range of shrubs for hedging
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Californian Lilac hedge (Ceanothus 'Autumnal Blue') description

Whilst Ceanothus 'Autumnal Blue' is an evergreen species, it can lose some leaves in winter. Ceanothus should either be planted in a sunny, sheltered position or given some winter fleece protection. We normally supply Ceanothus 'Autumnal Blue' but do occasionally substitute for 'Trewithan Blue' and 'Yankee Point'. If you require a specific variety, please let us know when placing your order.

Common uses of Californian Lilac

Ceanothus 'Autumnal Lilac' is best used for covering walls and fences or included in a mixed evergreen Hedge for a splash of bright colour.

Combine Ceanothus 'Autumnal Blue' with

Mix your Ceanothus Californian Lilac hedge with other shrubs for hedging.

Growth rate of Californian Lilac hedging plants

Ceanothus 'Autumnal Blue' has an average growth rate and can be expected to achieve 20-40cm per year. Californian Lilac is ideal for heights up to 3m.

Care advice for Ceanothus 'Autumnal Blue' hedges

Prune your Californian Lilac annually, in mid-spring, to maintain its bushy habit. Please view the Best4Hedging Care and Planting instructions in our Advice section.

Recommended planting density 

For specific planting density information on Californian Lilac, please see the product table above. In the 'No. Per Metre' column you will find our recommended plant density for each individual plant species and root type.

Californian Lilac 'Autumnal Blue' is available for purchase year round as Pot grown plants.

The majority of our Ceanothus plants are UK grown by our hands-on experts who have years of nursery growing knowledge and experience. On the rare occasion that we source Ceanothus 'Autumnal Blue' from outside of the UK, we make every effort to ensure our suppliers are unbeaten on quality. At best4hedging we endeavour to provide the freshest condition Ceanothus 'Autumnal Blue' hedging plants at the highest possible standard, all whilst maintaining our competitive prices. Rest assured, you can buy Californian Lilac online with complete confidence.

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Californian Lilac plant reviews

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Feedback for Californian Lilac plant has been compiled from 15 customer reviews

Date Product Score Customer Comment

Californian Lilac plant

  • Customer also bought: .... :
  • Potentilla fruticosa hedge plants
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It looks so healthy
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Californian Lilac plant

  • Customer also bought: .... :
  • Pyracantha 'Soleil d'Or'
  • Pyracantha coccinea 'Red Column' hedge plants
  • Viburnum tinus hedge plants
++

Looks big and healthy. No other supplier offered the big 5l option.
Review submitted by a

Californian Lilac plant

  • Customer also bought: .... :
  • Bone Meal Root Builder
  • Mypex Ground Cover Fabric | Weed Suppressing Membrane
  • Choisya ternata hedge plants
  • Osmanthus × burkwoodii hedging
  • Malus sylvestris hedge plants
++

Good value Looks healthy .
Review submitted by a

Californian Lilac plant

  • Customer also bought: .... :
  • English Lavender hedge plants
  • Rosemary plant
  • Bone Meal Root Builder
+

Looks good so far though came without any flowers (may be the time of year)
Review submitted by a

Californian Lilac plant

  • Customer also bought: .... :
  • Yew hedge plants
  • RHS Endorsed Rootgrow Mycorrhizal Fungi
  • Bone Meal Root Builder
  • Escallonia 'Iveyi'
  • Elaeagnus × ebbingei 'Gilt Edge'
  • Hebe 'Sutherlandii'
++

good root network, leaves in good condition
Review submitted by a

Californian Lilac plant

  • Customer also bought: .... :
  • Purple Beech hedge plants
  • Viburnum tinus hedge plants
  • Forsythia hedge
++

As above - this slightly smaller shrub appears to be in good condition, and arrived in full bloom, well-packed without damage to flowers.
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Californian Lilac plant

  • Customer also bought: .... :
  • Leylandii Hedge Plants
++

good plant
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Californian Lilac plant

  • Customer also bought: .... :
  • Skimmia japonica 'Rubella'
  • RHS Endorsed Rootgrow Mycorrhizal Fungi
  • Escallonia 'Iveyi'
  • Escallonia 'Donard Seedling' hedge plants
  • Escallonia rubra macrantha hedge plants
  • Choisya ternata hedge plants
  • Olearia × haastii shrubs
  • Viburnum tinus hedge plants
  • English Lavender hedge plants
  • French Lavender plants
  • Rosemary plant
  • Bone Meal Root Builder
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Good
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Californian Lilac plant

  • Customer also bought: .... :
  • Rosa rugosa 'Rubra' (Pink)
  • Berberis x ottawensis hedge plants
++

See above
Review submitted by a

Californian Lilac plant

  • Customer also bought: .... :
  • Osmanthus × burkwoodii hedging
  • Escallonia 'Iveyi'
  • Escallonia 'Donard Seedling' hedge plants
  • Choisya ternata hedge plants
  • Choisya ternata Sundance
  • Hypericum 'Hidcote'
  • Purple Leaf Sand Cherry
  • Philadelphus 'Belle étoile'
+

Delivered on time packed well
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