400007 Ceanothus 'Blue Sapphire'
The cultivar, Ceanothus 'Blue Sapphire' is a superb EVERGREEN shrub, with a graceful arching form, which bears profuse flowers from late spring to early summer which are a breathtakingly intense deep blue in colour - blue is not the easiest colour to introduce into your garden but Ceonothus 'Blue Sapphire' is a true jewel for its colour and performance. Blue is known to be the most relaxing colour in the spectrum so your garden will become a peaceful haven. This shrub is fully hardy and will tolerate drought and can be grown near the seashore. Ceanothus 'Blue Sapphire' has evergreen leaves which are oblong, glossy, dark green and finely toothed. Some describe them to be the colour of chocolate all year round. Excellent for a shrub border, against a sunny wall, or even in a container on a patio. Requires little or no maintenance and its flowers are showy and long lasting so a dazzling treat to have in the garden. This shrub also has the added advantage of attracting beneficial wildlife to your garden - honey bees love the flowers, it also attracts the following butterflies, Gatekeeper, Meadow Brown, Small Toroiseshell, Small White. This particular low growing, bushy shrub will grow to a height of 1.5m with a spread of 1.2-1.5m.