Ceanothus prostratus "Puget Blue"

Mahala mat, Squaw carpet

3 m. 9,84 f.
Family: Rhamnaceae

Genus: Ceanothus

Evergreen and decidous shrubs and small trees, native to America. Cultivated for their abundant (usually blue and purple) flowers, borne in spring and summer.
They grow in full sun and in moderately moist, fertile soils. They require protection from intense frost.
Plant in groups and alone.
Propagated by semi-woody cuttings in summer.
Prune hard in late winter to stimulate a rich flowering in summer.
Latin name: Ceanothus prostratus "Puget Blue"
Deciduous shrub with blue flowers.