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Ceanothus gloriosus Anchor Bay ~ Point Reyes Ceanothus

Ceanothus gloriosus Anchor Bay stays low to the ground, growing 1-2 feet tall and 6-8 feet wide. The Point Reyes Ceanothus blooms in the early Spring, Anchor Bay is a darker blue flowered selection than the species. Ceanothus gloriosus Anchor Bay forms a dense enough canopy to keep out most weeds. Ceanothus gloriosus Anchor Bay is more tolerant of clay soils and Summer water than most Ceanothus. But most Ceanothus aren't very tolerant, so it is best to keep the plants relatively dry once established, particularly when the weather is warm. Ceanothus gloriosus Anchor Bay is Winter hardy into the mid-teens. Ceanothus Anchor Bay is a host plant for the Western Tussock Moth Caterpillar, Hedgerow Hairstreak, and the Pale Tiger Swallowtail and an early nectar source for the Spring Azure and Monarch Butterfly.

Ceanothus Anchor Bay, Point Reyes Ceanothus

Flowers and foliage of Ceanothus Anchor Bay the Point Reyes Ceanothus. High resolution photos are part of our garden image collection.

Other low growing Ceanothus varieties: Ceanothus Centennial, Ceanothus hearstiorum, Ceanothus Joyce Coulter, Ceanothus maritimus Frosty Dawn, Ceanothus maritimus Point Sierra, Ceanothus maritimus Valley Violet, Ceanothus Yankee Point

Plants from the Ceanothus Genus featured on this site:
Ceanothus Anchor Bay * Point Reyes California Lilac
Ceanothus burtonensis Far Horizons * Far Horizons California Lilac
Ceanothus Centennial * Centennial California Lilac
Ceanothus Concha * Concha California Lilac
Ceanothus crassifolius * Hoary Ceanothus
Ceanothus Dark Star * Dark Star California Lilac
Ceanothus Frosty Dawn * Frosty Dawn California Lilac
Ceanothus Gentian Plume * Gentian Plume California Lilac
Ceanothus greggii * Desert Ceanothus
Ceanothus hearstiorum * Hearst's California Lilac
Ceanothus Joan Mirov * Joan Mirov California Lilac
Ceanothus Joyce Coulter * Joyce Coulter California Lilac
Ceanothus megacarpus * Big Pod California Lilac
Ceanothus Point Sierra * Point Sierra California Lilac
Ceanothus Ray Hartman * Ray Hartman California Lilac
Ceanothus rigidus Sierra Snow * Monterey Ceanothus
Ceanothus oliganthus sorediatus * Jim Brush, Hairy Ceanothus
Ceanothus Snowball * Snowball California Lilac
Ceanothus Snow Flurry * Snow Flurry California Lilac
Ceanothus spinosus * Greenbark Ceanothus, Redheart California Lilac
Ceanothus Tassajara Blue * Tassajara Blue California Lilac
Ceanothus Valley Violet * Valley Violet Maritime California Lilac
Ceanothus Wheeler Canyon * Wheeler Canyon California Lilac
Ceanothus Yankee Point * Yankee Point California Lilac