Evergreen large shrub or small tree growing to 15 feet with an equal spread. 3 to 5 inch flower spikes in early spring, and often again in the fall. Fast growing. Full sun or light shade, drought tolerant, makes an attractive informal hedge or single specimen. Found on the Santa Cruz Island but hardy to 10°F.
Ceanothus arboreus 'Cliff Schmidt'
Clif Schmidt Wild Lilac