Ceanothus Lemon and Lime
Gorgeous blue flowers, from late spring to early summer, provide an eye catching contrast with the bright variegated foliage, and are attractive to bees and butterflies.
Month Available: April
Evergreen / Deciduous: Evergreen
Flower Colour: Blue
Suitable For Wildlife: Bees and Butterflies
Soil Type: Well-drained
Sun/Shade: Full sun or partial shade
Season of Interest: Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter
Flower/Foliage/Berries: Flowers, Foliage
Plant Type: Wall shrub
Main Attribute: All year round interest.
Height / Spread: 2.4m x 2.4m (8ft x 8ft)
Ideally grow this against a sheltered wall to protect it from cold and drying winds, which will damage the flower display.
Where to Plant: Borders
Pests and Diseases: Scale insects, Honey fungus.
Plant Care: Maintain a pleasant shape and structure by removing unwanted branches after flowering.
Care and Time: Low - summer
Benefits: Stunning deep blue flowers late spring to early summer.
History: Originally a sport of Puget Blue, bred and raised by the late Worcestershire Plantsman Jonathan Beacon.