planted 1 to replace rhodie that died of drought. This drought lover grew fast! looks sensational blooming in front of the fresh maple leaves.
planted 1 by front door, 1 in new terraces, 3 behind house.
Planted 2 in 2006 and 3 more in 2008 in thugs garden
Loves summer drought, clay soil.
anelson's dark star Care Instructions
Ensure you have enough space in your garden for this plant - Ceanothus 'Dark Star' is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.80 metres (that's 5.85 feet in imperial).
Your garden has don't know light - a full sun position will ensure your plant thrives.
Your garden has don't know soil: planting in clay soil will ensure your plant thrives.
Remember to water Ceanothus 'Dark Star' water very sparingly.
Your garden's USDA Hardiness Zone (8b) is within the ideal range for Ceanothus 'Dark Star'. The recommended range is between Zone 8 and 10.
More information about dark star is available in the Folia gardener's wiki. All dark star Care Instructions have been kindly provided by our members.
16 May 2014
Reviewed day 3503
The best ceanothus. neat small glossy leaves, fragrant, deep blue flowers, long bloom period, long lived and healthy
10 May 2014
25 May 2013
Blooming day 3147
17 May 2013
07 May 2013
Blooming day 3129
30 Jun 2012
Growing day 2818
15 May 2012
13 May 2012
Blooming day 2770
24 Apr 2012
Blooming day 2751
15 Apr 2012
26 Jul 2011
Fruiting day 2478
04 May 2011
Blooming day 2395
30 Mar 2011
Budding day 2360
big pregnant purple buds. This plant is now 10’by10’ and got through the winter with no problem
12 Oct 2004
Transplanted day 0