‘Diamond Heights’ Ceanothus

Ceanothus thyrsiflorus var. griseus 'Diamond Heights' Home » The Collection » ‘Diamond Heights’ Ceanothus are West Coast natives, prized for their summer drought tolerance. 'Diamond Heights' has the addition of brilliant golden yellow with bright green foliage for year-round interest. Fabulous with 'Soft Caress' Mahonia and EverColor® 'Everillo' Carex.
‘Diamond Heights’ Ceanothus
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Feature Bright, year-round foliage color; pale blue flowers in spring
USDA Zones Hardy to 20° USDA Zones 9-10
Sunset Zones 4-6 (with protection), 14-24
Special Features Deer Resistant, Disease / Pest Resistance, Easy Care, Water-wise
Landscape Use Border, Container, Slope
Exposure Shade to part sun
Flowering Season Spring
Dimensions 1' H x 4-5' W
Growth Rate Moderate
Plant Type Evergreen
Water Needs Low Water Once Established/Water-wise
Soil Well-drained soils
Fertilizer Apply a balanced slow-release each spring
Pruning None needed! Can be shaped after spring bloom

Planting Instructions

  • water before planting
  • plant in Shade to part sun
  • dig hole 2X the width of pot
  • backfill and plant 1-2" above soil level
  • water deeply to settle, then add more soil if needed
  • mulch 1-2" deep around plant, avoiding area closest to stem

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