Blue Mist Bluebeard
Caryopteris x clandonensis 'Blue Mist'
Once established, needs only occasional watering.
|Botanical Pronunciation||kar-ee-OP-ter-iss klan-doh-NEN-sis|
|Average Size at Maturity||Reaches 2 1/2 to 3 ft. tall and wide.|
|Bloom Time||Late Summer|
|Design Ideas||Although of Asian origin, this highly versatile small shrub blends in well in a variety of themed gardens such as cottage, tropical and Mediterranean. Place in the front of sunny beds and borders in groups of three or more. Excellent choice for late-summer color in compositions featuring lower growing, shrubbier herbs and woody perennials. Great for along white picket fences or to flesh out raised planters. Small enough to fit nicely into city gardens and town-house yards.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Mass Planting, Cutting Garden, Wildlife Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Attracts Butterflies, Waterwise, Compact Form|
|Watering Needs||Once established, needs only occasional watering.|
Easily grown in average, well-drained soil. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. 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