Ceanothus velutinus

Ceanothus velutinus

Snowbrush ceanothus

Native, evergreen shrub occurring on mid to high elevation sites throughout the mountain West, including the coastal ranges of CA, OR and WA. Provides valuable forage and cover to wildlife, and is useful for erosion control plantings following wildfires or other disturbances.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
- 10 
feet
Native or Introduced: 
Native
Precipitation: 
16 
- 18 
in.
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Part Sun
Full Shade
Elevation: 
ft.

Soil Texture

Coarse: 
Marginal
Moderately Coarse: 
Average
Medium: 
Best
Moderately Fine: 
Average
Fine: 
Not Adapted

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Average
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Not Adapted
Seeding Rate: 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
47.40 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
124,275
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
Yes
Bloom Color: 
White
Blooming Season: 
Summer