Ceanothus hearstiorum Hoover & J.B. Roof
Hearst Ranch buckbrush
Rhamnaceae (Buckthorn Family)
USDA Symbol: CEHE2
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Bloom InformationBloom Color: Blue
Bloom Time: May , Jun
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Part Shade
Soil Description: Alkaline, adobe soil.
Conditions Comments: This plant does not do well in beach sand.
Value to Beneficial InsectsSpecial Value to Native Bees
Supports Conservation Biological Control
This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.
PropagationDescription: Layering may be the easiest method of propagation with this species.
Seed Collection: Because dry capsules disperse their seed abruptly with a sudden ejection, it may be necessary to tie cloth bags around the clusters of capsules to catch the seeds.
Seed Treatment: Seed dormancy may be broken with hot water treatments and cold-moist stratification.
Commercially Avail: yes
From the National Organizations DirectoryAccording to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden - Santa Barbara, CA
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Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Ceanothus hearstiorum in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Ceanothus hearstiorum in the Flora of North America (if available)
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MetadataRecord Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff