Ceanothus √ódelilianus Spach

French Hybrid Ceanothus

A range of French hybrids are available. Most notable of these is the cultivar 'Gloire de Versailles', C. americanus × C. coeruleus. C. × pallidus Lindl. is the result of a cross between C. ovatus and the typical form of C. × delilianus. It is generally available as the cultivar 'Marie Simon', which has rose-coloured flowers.

Garden origin.

Source: Spencer, R. (2002). Rhamnaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 3. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 2. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

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Ceanothus √ódelilianus 'Gloire De Versailles'

Probably the most widely available cultivar within the group of French hybrids. It is a large semi-evergreen shrub with dark green leaves to about 6-7 cm long and prolific clusters of pale blue flowers in summer to early autumn.

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Rosanae
order      Rosales
family       Rhamnaceae
genus        Ceanothus L.