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Ceanothus

Posted by whitaker Arkansas 7 (My Page) on
Tue, Sep 8, 09 at 13:49

Ceanothus: I'm in Arkansas, zone 7. I've seen pictures of blue ceanothus and would like to grow some, but can it be grown in the South?


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RE: Ceanothus

You can try looking for Ceanothus 'Henri Defosse' which is a cross between the native Ceanothus americana and the mexican one. Another cultivar is 'Gloire de Versailles'.


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RE: Ceanothus

I've done a fair amount of research on it. Everything I have read says it does not like our humid summers. It grows extremely well in California. Similar winters, but entirely different summers. Such a shame. It's beautiful.


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