Ceanothus can be evergreen or deciduous shrubs or small trees, with simple leaves and small blue, pink or white flowers in profuse axillary or terminal clusters. They are fast-growing but may be short-lived.
'Southmead' is a tender, compact, bushy, evergreen shrub with oblong, finely toothed, dark green leaves and clusters of deep blue flowers in late spring and early summer.
Plant in well-drained soil in a sheltered position in full sun. Supplied in a 3L container.