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Botanical name: Ceanothus griseus 'Yankee Point'
Other names: Californian lilac 'Yankee Point'
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
Specific pests: Scale insects
Specific diseases: Honey fungus
Propagation methods: Semi-hardwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...
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.
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|Soil types:||Chalky, Loamy, Sandy|
|Soil drainage:||Moist but well-drained, Well-drained|
|Soil pH:||Alkaline, Neutral|
|Aspect:||South, East, West|
|Hardiness:||Tender in frost (H3)|
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I bought two of these the other day and repotted them from 3 litre tubs to medium sized barrel planters. Should I have just planted them in the ground instead?
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