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    anelson's dark star x 11 Reviewed

Plant: Ceanothus (Ceanothus) | Variety: Dark Star

  • 8
  • Very Happy

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.




Planting Data

Ceanothus (52)
Dark Star (10)


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.


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  • grovespirit

    grovespirit wrote:

    pic not showing up.. u may need to go tweak some flickr settings :)

    Posted on 31 Mar 11 (about 4 years ago)

  • anelson

    anelson wrote:

    the link was and old link to an old picture and i have the free flickr account that only displays latest 200. I’ll take a new picture if it ever stops raining. the photos for the other dark stars are still showing

    Posted on 31 Mar 11 (about 4 years ago)

  • grovespirit

    grovespirit wrote:

    I honestly can’t currently see any of your pics for the other dark stars, either. Do I have to go over to your Flickr to see them? :)

    Posted on 31 Mar 11 (about 4 years ago)

  • anelson

    anelson wrote:

    no that probably wont work. I know, I’ll post a photo again!

    Posted on 31 Mar 11 (about 4 years ago)

  • grovespirit

    grovespirit wrote:

    Wow, this is breathtaking! :)
    Makes me a bit nostalgic over having lived in the Pacific NW- I had this in my garden there, but had to leave it behind when I moved.

    Posted on 31 Mar 11 (about 4 years ago)

  • anelson

    anelson wrote:

    but you live in paradise now!

    Posted on 31 Mar 11 (about 4 years ago)

  • grovespirit

    grovespirit wrote:

    LOL, sort of. Too long a story for this medium… it isn’t always such a paradise for me in a few ways. Main problem being that the economy here is currently worse than almost anywhere in the USA I’ve ever been or could go to, (yes- even worse than Calif. But maybe not as bad as Puerto Rico or certain areas in FL)
    Some cities which are awesome to vacation in, are nevertheless a real pain to try and reside in due to very high cost of living and other factors. I hear that Las Vegas and Paris also fit in this pattern, and Paris in particular has been challenging and costly to live in for a good, long time. One of several reasons why I’ve decided I gotta read ‘The Paris Wife’. :)

    Posted on 31 Mar 11 (about 4 years ago)

  • cristina

    cristina wrote:

    che meraviglia!

    Posted on 18 May 12 (almost 3 years ago)

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