Sentence Examples

  • Ceanothus Rigidus - a sub-evergreen, or in sheltered places an evergreen, rarely exceeding 6 feet in height, the branches stiff and wiry; the flowers, in clusters on the sides of the young shoots, are deep purple, in April and May.
  • Wild Irishman (Discaria) - Spiny shrubs allied to Colletia an Ceanothus, and only hardy in the open in the more favoured parts of the south and south-west, though thriving against walls near London and farther north.
  • Mountain Sweet (Ceanothus) - Beautiful shrubs of the Buckthorn family, some hardy enough on light soils in sunny places to endure our climate, even as bush plants, though the majority form good wall plants.
  • New Jersey Tea (Ceanothus Americanus) - Though one of the hardiest, this thrives best against a wall, and in a dry porous soil; the flowers, in succession from about the middle of June till August, white.
  • Ceanothus Papillosus - a pretty little species from the mountains of California, where it is a densely-branched straggling bush 6 to 10 feet high.