Skylark California Lilac
Abundant Blue Flowers
- Attracts Butterflies and Hummingbirds
- Bursts with Blue Bunches of Flowers
- Versatile and Easy to Maintain
This brilliantly blue, flowering beauty won't leave you feeling the blues. When you see the bushy blue blooms of the Skylark California Lilac (Ceanothus thyrsiflorus 'Skylark'), you'll be sure to feel joyful. It's no wonder these are known for being a gardener's favorite—they're easy to grow and absolutely breathtaking!
The blue clusters of petite blooms make butterflies, bees, hummingbirds, and other birds a bit cheerier, too. These and other pollinators are sure to frequent your garden and help improve your ecosystem. So, make sure you have your camera handy because the bright blue flowers make for the perfect background when you're snapping some shots of butterflies.
And these flowers emit a sweet, lovely fragrance.
The Skylark California Lilac has the unique ability to produce A LOT of flowers. They're what botanists call "floriferous," meaning they can explode with flowers. At times, these bushy plants can be completely cloaked in cerulean blue. These flowers make late spring into summer a favorite time for gardeners that have the good sense to plant one of these in their gardens.
When not in bloom, the Skylark California Lilac is still delightful. Its glossy leaves are dark green and ovular. These leaves have ridges that give them a rippled texture.
A spot with full sun or partial shade is perfect for the Skylark California Lilac. They do very well in low-moisture soil that's well drained. It's even been reported that they can live up to twenty-five years in ideal soil and sun conditions.
This broadleaved evergreen is a great way to add intense color to your garden. This plant is quite versatile, you can plant it as a hedge or add height to your garden behind rows of smaller flowers. It would look lovely on a patio, too. No matter where you place the Skylark California Lilac, it's sure to create a stunning and vibrant effect.
This floriferous beauty will add excitement and enchantment to your landscape. You'll love this one, order today!
Buying Options for Plants
Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.
Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!
Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.
- Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
- Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.
Nature Hills Container Size by Volume
|Young Plants to 18 Months|
|2"x2"x3"||Ranges from||.18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume|
|4.5" Container||Equal to||.655 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume|
|3.5" Container||Equal to||.67 dry quart / .74 dry liter in volume|
|4" Container||Equal to||.87 dry quart / .96 dry liter in volume|
|1 Quart||Equal to||1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume|
|5.5" Container||Equal to||1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x5"||Ranges from||.8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x6"||Ranges from||1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x9"||Ranges from||1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x10"||Ranges from||1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old|
|2 Quart||Equal to||2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume|
|#1 Container||Ranges from||2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume|
|5"x5"x12"||Equal to||3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 2 - 4 Years Old|
|#2 Container||Ranges from||1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume|
|#3 Container||Ranges from||2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 3 - 5 Years Old|
|#5 Container||Ranges from||2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume|
|#7 Container||Ranges from||5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume|
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|Botanical Name||Ceanothus thyrsiflorus 'Skylark'|
|Mature Height||4 - 6 feet|
|Mature Spread||9 - 12 feet|
|Soil Type||Well Drained|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun, Partial Sun|