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Wild Lilac 'Dark Star'

Ceanothus 'Dark Star'
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Trees & Shrubs Size Chart

Trees & Shrubs Size Chart

Evergreen shrub is decorated with small, dark green leaves all year. Spring brings petite, dark, cobalt-blue flower clusters that attract pollinators. Utilize open, spreading habit as a hedge or tree, accent or container plant. 

Plant with Crape Myrtle


  • Landscape Size: 6'-9' tall, 8'-10' wide
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun
  • Water Needs: Low
  • Sunset Zone: 5-9, 14-24
  • Growth Habit: Compact, Spreading
  • Growth Rate: Moderate
  • Attributes: Attracts Hummingbirds, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Bees, Deer Resistant, Evergreen

These characteristics apply to the greater Sacramento area and nearby regions. 

Live outside of our area? Please check with your local cooperative extension for the best growing practices in your neck of the woods.

Visit: UC Cooperative Extension Offices

Visit: National County Extension Offices

Green Thumb Guide

Grows well in most soils with excellent drainage. Feed with a tree and shrub fertilizer in spring before new growth. Prune back after blooms to promote dense growth.



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