Wednesday, October 16, 2019

CERCIS OCCIDENTALIS - 13 WEEKS OF CA NATIVES

Cercis occidentalis - Western Redbud is a great on invasive plant for those that want to block out the sun during the summer months.  If you plant this somewhat close to a window, then during the summer the sun will be blocked.  In the fall/winter when it has gone deciduous, the sun will shine on through.  Below are some details...

  • Deciduous small tree
  • 8-20' height
  • 10' wide
  • Full sun to part shade
  • Pink flowers in the spring
  • Minimal watering once established

Monday, October 14, 2019

CEANOTHUS 'YANKEE POINT' - 13 WEEKS OF CA NATIVES

Ceanothus yankee point is a low mounding shrub that looks nice planted in mass.  It is great for gardens with a lot of sun and will even grow nicely in pots.  Below are some details...
  • 3' height
  • 6' wide
  • Full sun
  • Mounding habit
  • Cobalt blue flowers in the spring
  • Shiny green leaves
  • Minimal water once established

Friday, October 11, 2019

CEANOTHUS 'RAY HARTMAN' - 13 WEEKS OF CA NATIVES

Ceanothus 'Ray Hartman' is a great small tree that will work well in most gardens.  The root system is not invasive and the cobalt blue flowers add that wow factor.  Below are some facts. 

  • Evergreen small tree
  • 15' height
  • 10' wide
  • Full sun
  • Cobalt blue flowers in the spring
  • Minimal water once established