(Ceanothus americanus): 2-4’, dense with slender branches; yellow twigs provide good winter interest. 2” panicles of frothy honey-scented white June-July flowers. Glossy toothed dark leaves, yellow in fall. Dry to medium soil, takes shallow poor soils/drought. Very adaptable. Borders, tall ground cover, massing on banks, eroded areas, cut flowers. Bees, Butterflies, Birds. Erosion Control.