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Blue Balloon® Bluebeard

Caryopteris x clandonensis 'Korball'

SKU
09289
Spherical in habit, like a balloon when in full bloom! Striking deep blue flowers are a welcome addition to any perennial border or wildlife garden. Highly fragrant, rich green foliage has silvery undersides. Vigorous and highly adaptable. Deciduous; may die back to the ground colder regions, re-sprouting in spring.
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Once established, water occasionally.

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Botanical Pronunciationkar-ee-OP-ter-iss klan-doh-NEN-sis
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall, 2 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeEarly Summer through Fall
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorBlue
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleCottage
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureEasy Care, Waterwise, Compact Form
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, water occasionally.
Companion PlantsBlanket Flower (Gaillardia); Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Blue Fescue (Festuca); Coneflower (Echinacea); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum)

Thrives in average, well-drained soils. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; once established, reduce frequency. Apply a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a neat appearance, prune just after flowering.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9

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