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gorgeous shrub

Posted: Thu May 04, 2017 12:18 am
by HoneyBerry
I picked up this gorgeous shrub at a 70% off sale a while ago. I didn't think that it was anything special. Well, I was wrong. Look at it now.
It's in the California Lilac family.
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Re: gorgeous shrub

Posted: Thu May 04, 2017 1:20 am
by webmaster
Wow, that's really beautiful! Is it easy to care for?
I'm going to show this to my wife!

Re: gorgeous shrub

Posted: Thu May 04, 2017 1:48 am
by HoneyBerry
Ceanothus 'Dark Star' (California Lilac) by Monrovia

Yes, I'd say it's easy to take care of. I neglect it and it gives me these breathtaking blooms. The blue color is hard to describe. I have never seen this color before on any other plant. It is a vibrant blue.

Re: gorgeous shrub

Posted: Thu Jun 29, 2017 3:43 pm
by lilyofthevalley
My weigela is not a nice bush. It has become leggy. It has just finished blooming. How do I trim this back?

Re: gorgeous shrub

Posted: Fri Jun 30, 2017 3:34 pm
by pinksand
The color of the blooms on that shrub is stunning! I'm sad it isn't hardy in my area.
lilyofthevalley wrote:My weigela is not a nice bush. It has become leggy. It has just finished blooming. How do I trim this back?
You should probably start a new thread with your pruning question since it is unrelated to this post.

Re: gorgeous shrub

Posted: Fri Jun 30, 2017 4:40 pm
by imafan26
Its azure blue. It resembles the color of the sky. I have blue daze which is also has azure blue flowers. There aren't many plants that have true blue flowers.