Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon:
- Broadleaf evergreen shrub, compact to 3 ft (0.9 m) high, with a greater spread. Leaves alternate, simple, to 2.5 cm long, pallid green. Flowers dark blue in tight, 7-12 cm clusters, somewhat reddish in bud, blooms in early summer (June).
- Sun, tolerates summer water.
- Hardy to USDA Zone 8 A hybrid of C. papillosus and C. impressus, or possibly just a compact form of C. papillosus.