Bring an abundance of beauty and majesty to your garden with Ceanothus 'Julia Phelps'. Few shrubs can rival the sight of a well-grown, dark blue-flowered Ceanothus in bloom, and Julia Phelps California Lilac is one of the most striking of all California Lilacs.
Julia Phelps is a Ceanothus cultivar with a profusion of deep cobalt blue flower clusters that emerge in spring and smother the petite, dark green, deeply textured foliage. This moderately sized, evergreen, mounding shrub is 6-8 ft. tall by 7-9 ft. wide and densely branched.
Ceanothus ‘Julia Phelps’ is stunning in any California native landscape as a privacy screen or accent plant, and can be used in a variety of design styles such as coastal gardens, woodland, waterwise or Mediterranean gardens. Plant in a pollinator-friendly garden where the indigo-blue flowers will attract butterflies, bees, and other beneficial insects in spring.
Showy and breathtaking, this tough California Lilac is also drought tolerant and low maintenance. Julia Phelps Ceanothus is a popular California cultivar that adds beauty and a vibrancy to the garden and will be a cherished addition to any landscape.