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Californian Lilac Plant

Ceanothus 'Yankee Point'

From £19.99

Californian Lilac plants or Ceanothus 'Yankee Point' is a striking, evergreen shrub. It has dark-green, ovate foliage for year-round cover and bright blue flowers from mid-summer to early autumn. Californian Lilac is regarded as the hardiest of all Ceanothus hedge plants and looks great trained against walls and fences.

  • Best Features: Dark-green evergreen foliage, bright blue flowers, wildlife friendly
  • Ideal For Hedges: Up to 2.5m
  • Growth Rate: Average | 20-40cm
  • Position: Sunny, normal soil, sheltered, inland
  • Also Consider: Our full range of shrubs for hedging
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Californian Lilac 30/50cm 5L pot
Californian Lilac 30/50cm 5L pot

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Californian Lilac hedge (Ceanothus 'Yankee Point') description

Whilst Ceanothus 'Yankee Point' is an evergreen species, it can lose some leaves in winter. Ceanothus should either be planted in a sunny, sheltered position or given some winter fleece protection. We normally supply Ceanothus 'Yankee Point' but do occasionally substitute for 'Trewithan Blue' and 'Autumnal Blue'. If you require a specific variety, please let us know when placing your order.

Common uses of Californian Lilac

Ceanothus 'Yankee Point' is best used for covering walls and fences or included in a mixed evergreen hedge for a splash of bright colour.

Combine Ceanothus 'Yankee Point' with

Mix your Ceanothus Californian Lilac with other shrubs to create a lovely flowering hedge.

Growth rate of Californian Lilac hedging plants

Ceanothus 'Yankee Point' has an average growth rate and can be expected to achieve 20-40cm per year. Californian Lilac is ideal for heights up to 3m.

Care advice for Ceanothus 'Yankee Point' hedges

Prune your Californian Lilac annually, in mid-spring, to maintain its bushy habit. Please view our care and planting instructions in our Advice section.

Recommended planting density 

For specific planting density information on Californian Lilac, please see the product table above. In the 'No. Per Metre' column, you will find our recommended plant density for each individual plant species and root type.

Californian Lilac 'Yankee Point' is available for purchase year-round as pot grown plants.

The majority of our Ceanothus plants are UK grown by our hands-on experts who have years of nursery growing knowledge and experience. On the rare occasion that we source Ceanothus 'Autumnal Blue' from outside of the UK, we make every effort to ensure our suppliers are unbeaten on quality. At best4hedging we endeavour to provide the freshest Ceanothus 'Autumnal Blue' hedging plants at the highest possible standard, all whilst maintaining our competitive prices. Rest assured, you can buy Californian Lilac online with complete confidence.

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