A vigorous evergreen shrub with a much wider, spreading habit, ‘Yankee Point’ has small glossy dark green leaves and an abundance of deep blue flowers in late spring and early summer. Ideal for year-round cover and with its profusion of blue flowers Californian Lilac is regarded as an excellent plant for a wildlife garden.
‘Yankee Point’ is a particularly good choice for hedging with its wider, spreading habit, we supply it as a shrub for hedging or on a trellis, ideal for fences.
A really good, all round garden plant that can be planted in almost any location, suiting flower beds and borders, wall side borders, fences, banks or slopes. Ceanothus in varieties also works well when grown in a container.
Generally, pest free and minimal pruning makes Ceanothus a good plant for low maintenance gardens.
After flowering, prune the shoots by one third and remove any dead or damaged branches.
Grows well in a sunny sheltered position. Prune after flowering, feed and mulch to provide the nutrients needed.
Likes moist well drained soil, does not do well on chalk.
Final height: 1.5m-1.8m tall, 2.5-4m wide.