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Ceanothus - Californian Lilac


Ceanothus - Californian Lilac

Ceanothus in the back garden absolutely love it at this time of year. The bees and birds both love it too.



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And it's spectacular! It looks to be the same shade of blue as mine, and like yours, it's covered in blooms this year. A strong honey scent too, the bees love it..:))

25 May, 2022

 

Hey Janey, yes it does have a lovely scent and thank you. The tree hums because there is so many bees on it at once I had never seen anything like it before.

I’m not sure what the correct term is but I’ve cut all the bottom growth back to the trunk/stem so it looks like a tree rather than a shrub and plus I have plants in pots underneath with some bird feeders hung under there.

25 May, 2022

 

That looks beautiful and huge.

25 May, 2022

 

Thank you Klahanie :) it’s probably about 10 feet tall I’d say, it was already here when we moved in.

25 May, 2022

 

How old is the shrub? Its sn absolute cracker.

25 May, 2022

 

I’m not entirely sure Siris I will have to ask my neighbour he might know, we’ve only been here for 4 years though and it wasn’t much smaller than it is now.

25 May, 2022

 

A stunner! I've never noticed they are scented!

26 May, 2022

 

Thank you Ange. I don’t know if they all are but this one gives off a scent.

26 May, 2022

 

Looks like mine too, Cal. Ours is sprawling far and very floriferous!

26 May, 2022

 

:) they definitely are floriferous as you say, I’d certainly get another one if we were to move.

26 May, 2022

 

They really are a fabulous shrub, Cal! The flowers are wonderful…bees buzzing all over them all day!

27 May, 2022

 

Oh! WOW……

27 May, 2022

 

I’m happy if the bees are 😊

😊 Thanks Shelia, I’m guessing that’s a wow in admiration lol.

27 May, 2022



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