Ceanothus thyrsiflorus var. griseus ‘Yankee Point’

Botanical Name: Ceanothus thyrsiflorus var. griseus ‘Yankee Point’

Phonetic: see-oh-NOE-thus GRIZZ-ee-us var. hor-ih-zon-TAL-is

Common Name(s): Yankee Point Ceanothus

Family: Rhamnaceae
Origin: North America, California
Plant Type: Shrub
Persistence: Evergreen

Leaf Type: Simple
Number of Leaflets: –
Leaf Color: Handsome, oval, dark green
Fall Color: –
Texture: Soft
Density: Dense
Bloom Season: Spring
Flower Color(s): Powder-blue

Exposure: Full sun
USDA: 8-11
Climate Zone(s): 7,14-17, 20-24
Growth Rate: Medium              
Height: 4-5 feet
Spread:10 feet
Hydrozone: Medium/low
Pest/Diseases: Fungal disease, branch die back, rabbits eat bark, generally pest free
Soil: Well-drained sand, loam

Features: Beautiful flowers, attracts bees
Uses: Standard, hedge, California native gardens, ground cover, mass

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