Red Stem Ceanothus in bloom
Photo by Thayne Tuason, © CC BY-SA 4.0

Red Stem Ceanothus

Ceanothus sanguineus


ZONE HARDINESS
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
SPACE REQUIREMENTS
- - -
HEIGHT REQUIREMENTS
- - -
SUN REQUIREMENTS
1 50 100

Native to Idaho, this ceanothus has fragrant white flowers, thrives in dry open areas. The stems are purplish-red. Drought tolerant. Attracts birds and bees, is a larval host for the swallowtail butterfly.

This plant has a fire-resistance score of 4, meaning it should be planted 70 feet or greater from your home. Idaho Firewise: http://idahofirewise.org/

https://gardentronic.com/blog/idaho-firewise-protect-your-home-wildfires/


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PLANT DETAILS


NAME
Red Stem Ceanothus, Oregon Tea tree
TYPE
Shrub
HEIGHT
3-9 feet
SPACING
3-6 feet

ZONE HARDINESS
4-8

SUN REQUIREMENTS
Part sun to full sun

ΒLOOM TIME
Summer
Late Spring