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Ceanothus griseus 'Yankee Point' (Californian lilac 'Yankee Point')

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Skill rating
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Maintenance level
Maintenance level
1 hour care
per year
Ultimate height
Ultimate height
8m
Max height
Ultimate spread
Ultimate spread
8m
Max spread
Time to maturity
Time to maturity
10-20 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name: Ceanothus griseus 'Yankee Point'

Other names: Californian lilac 'Yankee Point'

Genus: Ceanothus Ceanothus

Variety or Cultivar: 'Yankee Point' _ 'Yankee Point' is a vigorous, spreading evergreen shrub covered in a mass of blue flowers from late spring through early summer.


Ceanothus griseus 'Yankee Point' is: Evergreen

Flower: Blue in Spring; Blue in Summer

Foliage: Dark-green in All seasons

Habit: Branching, Spreading

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests: Scale insects Scale insects

Specific diseases: Honey fungus Honey fungus

General care

Propagation methods: Semi-hardwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...


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Where to grow

Ceanothus griseus 'Yankee Point' (Californian lilac 'Yankee Point') will reach a height of 8m and a spread of 8m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses: City, Wallside and trellises

Cultivation: Ideal for growing against a wall or fence. Plant in well-drained soil in a sheltered position in full sun.

Soil type: Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun

Aspect: South, East, West

Exposure: Sheltered

Hardiness: Tender in frost (H3)


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Botanical name: Ceanothus griseus 'Yankee Point'

Other names: Californian lilac 'Yankee Point'

Genus: Ceanothus Ceanothus

Variety or Cultivar: 'Yankee Point' _ 'Yankee Point' is a vigorous, spreading evergreen shrub covered in a mass of blue flowers from late spring through early summer.


Ceanothus griseus 'Yankee Point' is: Evergreen

Flower: Blue in Spring; Blue in Summer

Foliage: Dark-green in All seasons

Habit: Branching, Spreading

Watch out for

Specific pests: Scale insects

Specific diseases: Honey fungus

General care

Propagation methods: Semi-hardwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...


Sign up for your FREE ACCOUNT today or login to receive detailed monthly care instructions

Ceanothus griseus 'Yankee Point' (Californian lilac 'Yankee Point') will reach a height of 8m and a spread of 8m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses: City, Wallside and trellises

Cultivation: Ideal for growing against a wall or fence. Plant in well-drained soil in a sheltered position in full sun.

Soil type: Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun

Aspect: South, East, West

Exposure: Sheltered

Hardiness: Tender in frost (H3)


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