Yankee Point California Lilac
Ceanothus griseus var. horizontalis 'Yankee Point'
Once established, water occasionally; more often in extreme heat.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Botanical Pronunciation||see-an-OH-thus GREE-see-us hor-i-zon-TA-lis|
|Average Size at Maturity||Quickly reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall, 8 to 10 ft. wide.|
|Flower Attribute||Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Mediterranean, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Erosion Control, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Coastal Exposure, Ground Cover|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Fast Growing|
|Watering Needs||Once established, water occasionally; more often in extreme heat.|
|Companion Plants||Crape Myrtle (Lagerstroemia); Indian Hawthorn (Rhaphiolepis); Scotch Broom (Cytisus); Desert Willow (Chilopsis); Euphorbia (Euphorbia); Lomandra (Lomandra)|
Adapts to most soils, provided well-drained; intolerant of soggy soils. Water regularly in first growing season to establish root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates mild drought, but best with supplemental water in hot inland areas. Fertilize in early spring. Space 5 ft. apart as groundcover, or closer for faster coverage.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 8-11