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

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
8m
Max height
8m
Max spread
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

Habit

Branching, Spreading

Flower

Blue in Spring; Blue in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Scale insects Scale insects

Honey fungus Honey fungus

General care

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


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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.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Branching, Spreading


Colour

Flower

Blue in Spring; Blue in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Scale insects

Specific diseases

Honey fungus

General care

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


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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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? Thanks from a newbie!! read more

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