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  • Date Photo Taken

    09 / 28 / 2016

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    Los Angeles

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I purchased this plant at my local hardware store here in L.A. The only information I was given is that it is a perennial and produces purple flowers. I thought it may be a teucrium but this plants woody stems are much stiffer than the varieties I’ve come across. The holly-like leaves are stiff as well. With it’s curving long stems it makes a great specimen plant at it’s current size so whatever it is I hope I can maintain it in the pot I planted it in. Any info would be much appreciated!


  • GRDN401 Unregistered says:

    Thank You so much laura735! I was way off. Based on the pictures found on the net it looks like what I’ve got is a ceanothus gloriosus! ?

    October 4th, 2016 at 10:38pm

  • laura735 Unregistered says:

    List of Ceanothus species.

    October 3rd, 2016 at 3:23pm

  • laura735 Unregistered says:

    Maybe a species or cultivar from the Ceanothus genus. Sorry I can’t tell which one this is. these leaves looks similar to some of the group include C. prostratu, C. glorious, etc… Check out and see if you have a match. Link below is for C. glorious. Best wishes!

    October 3rd, 2016 at 3:20pm

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