Ceanothus 'Blue Sapphire' - Blue, and Chocolate too . This EVERGREEN hardy shrub has been container grown so can be planted at any time and will reward you all year round. We despatch WITH container so the roots are safe.
The cultivar, Ceanothus 'Blue Sapphire' is a superb EVERGREEN shrub, with a graceful arching form, which bears profuse flowers from late spring to early summer which are a breathtakingly intense deep blue in colour - blue is not the easiest colour to introduce into your garden but Ceonothus 'Blue Sapphire' is a true jewel for its colour and performance. Blue is known to be the most relaxing colour in the spectrum so your garden will become a peaceful haven. This shrub is fully hardy and will tolerate drought and can be grown near the seashore. Ceanothus 'Blue Sapphire' has evergreen leaves which are oblong, glossy, dark green and finely toothed. Some describe them to be the colour of chocolate all year round. Excellent for a shrub border, against a sunny wall, or even in a container on a patio. Requires little or no maintenance and its flowers are showy and long lasting so a dazzling treat to have in the garden. This shrub also has the added advantage of attracting beneficial wildlife to your garden - honey bees love the flowers, it also attracts the following butterflies, Gatekeeper, Meadow Brown, Small Toroiseshell, Small White. This particular low growing, bushy shrub will grow to a height of 1.5m with a spread of 1.2-1.5m.
Size of plant supplied : 9cm pot grown and posted WITH pot so root system is protected
Height of plant supplied : from bottom of pot to top of foliage approx 25cm
Position: full sun for best flowers
Soil: any - in pots multi-purpose potting compost and feed well
Growth rate: medium-growing
Optimum flower period: April-May
Colour: breathtakingly intense deep blue flower
Hardiness: fully hardy
Other features: stunning glossy dark emerald green foliage and attractive to butterflies and honey bees
1 x 9cm Pot grown Garden Ready Shrub. Very good root system and this EVERGREEN shrub will reward you year on year. We are commercial growers of shrub plants and use 'Exemptor' to ensure your system is strong and healthy.
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