Shrub ID (from London), please

scoutsadie(z7, Howard County, MD)April 21, 2011

Last week in London's Hyde Park, I came across a lovely shrub that I can't begin to identify. Please let me know what you think! Thanks.

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scoutsadie(z7, Howard County, MD)

PS - Though the bloom colors are similiar, it's not a lilac. It didn't have much of a scent, and its leaves are much smaller but hardier than those of a lilac.

    Bookmark   April 21, 2011 at 9:11PM
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scoutsadie(z7, Howard County, MD)

FYI, I've learned this is a variety of Ceanothus, or California lilac.

http://www.californiagardens.com/Lists/ceanothus.htm

    Bookmark   April 22, 2011 at 10:19AM
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