Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon:
- Broadleaf evergreen, low growing shrub, 2 ft (0.6 m) tall and 10 ft (3 m) wide. Leaves small, 6-12 mm long, glossy and dark green, undulating surface. Flowers very dark blue, in short clusters, 2.5-5 cm long, blooms in early summer (May-June).
- Sun to partial shade. Needs good drainage. More heat resistant than C. griseus var. horizontalis
- Hardy to USDA Zone 7 A natural hybrid of C. foliosos and C. thyrsiflorus var. griseus
- Silverton, Oregon: The Oregon Garden