Pot Size (Supplied): 9cm
Plant Height (Inc. Pot): 15-25cm
Characteristics: Evergreen sprawling shrubs, vigorous spreading habit, drought resistant, deep blue flowers, glossy year-round leaves, ideal for ground cover
Growth & Spread: Height 0.5m - 0.9m, Spread 2.5m - 4m
Flourishing Season: Flowering in April - July, from late spring until early summer
Water & Maintenance: Average watering required, low maintenance shrubs
Ceanothus ‘Yankee Point’ is a popular California Lilac shrub with vigorous spreading habit. It forms a perfect mounding bush, smothered in bright deep blue flowers from late spring until early summer. It is a neat ornamental shrub commonly planted Ceanothus variety in California.
It will demand enough space in your garden, as it spreads covering ground quickly. It is grown for its beautiful display of blue flowers that are very pretty and attract bees. It forms a perfect mound of glossy oval leaves that provide year-round interest. This California Lilac is suitable for coastal areas.
Yankee Point shrubs can withstand more water and clay than other California Lilac varieties. Plant them in sun near coastal areas, or inland in a sheltered location with dappled, afternoon shade. The foliage and flowers will need shelter from cold harsh winds.
Pruning this fast-growing bush will be necessary to give it a handsome appearance. Sheer with a hedging trimmer but avoid chopping the stems.
California ‘Yankee Point’ Lilac is an excellent flowering bush that is suitable for large-scale ground cover and for growing against walls. They look extremely beautiful and will create a magnificent floral show in a border.
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