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gorgeous shrub

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

Wow, that's really beautiful! Is it easy to care for?
I'm going to show this to my wife!

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Re: gorgeous shrub

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.
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Re: gorgeous shrub

My weigela is not a nice bush. It has become leggy. It has just finished blooming. How do I trim this back?

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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.
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Re: gorgeous shrub

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.
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