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botanical name:
Ceanothus griseus var. horizontalis 'Yankee Point'
Ceanothus griseus var. horizontalis 'Yankee Point' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  California Lilac
synonyms:  Ceanothus 'Yankee Point'
family:  Rhamnaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen
height: 1.80m
width: 1.80m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: rounded
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: blue
main season: June
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: -5°C
USDA zone: 9 to 9
description:
Compact habit. Dark green leaves and panicles of light blue flowers.

cultivation:
Most well drained soils, but not very chalky ones. Prefers full sun. Reasonably frost hardy, best in a sheltered position in cool areas.

propagation:
By semi-ripe cuttings taken from mid-summer to autumn - can be tricky, a little bottom heat may help.

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