|Gregg Ceanothus, Ceanothus greggii|
March 23, 2007. Yarnell Arizona.
|Gregg Ceanothus, Ceanothus greggii.|
Leaves And Flowers.
|Gregg Ceanothus, Flowers.||Gregg Ceanothus|
Turban Like Flowers.
|Red - Brown Twig And Bark.||Gregg Ceanothus,|
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A delightful, evergreen perennial, which forms a bouquet of white flowers! It's a native to Arizona that blooms from March to April, and it qualifies as a xeriscape or low water use plant.
This shrub is eagerly browsed by livestock and wild ungulates such as Mule deer and Desert Bighorn Sheep.
Height: Up to 6 feet tall. Spreads up to 40 inches wide.
Flowers: Monoecious; small, white or slightly blue.
Flowering Time: Late March - April. Occasionally blooms through June.
Leaves: Simple, opposite, 1/3 to 3/4 " long, oval to obovate, the margins are entire or toothed, thick and leathery.
Found: Native of the USA (AZ, CA, NM, NV, TX, UT). Also found in Northern Mexico in northern Sonora, northern Chihuahua, Baja Norte, Baja California, & Coahuila.
Soil pH requirements:
Elevation: 4,500 - 8,000 feet.
Habitat: Desert scrub, sagebrush, chaparral, and other dry habitats. Desert soil, rock, does well on cliffs and on slopes. Common along roadways. An ideal xeriscape landscape plant in Arizona.
Miscellaneous: Excellent Xeriscape Landscaping Plant. Flowering Photos Taken March 23, 2007. Yarnell Arizona.
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