Blue Mist Bluebeard
Caryopteris x clandonensis 'Blue Mist'
|Description||Attractive compact, mounding grower with fragrant powder blue blooms. Long blooming season. Creates a wonderful border for perennial beds, or use along walks and entryways. Deciduous.|
|Watering||Once established, water occasionally.|
|Mature Size||Reaches 2 1/2 to 3 ft. tall and wide.|
|Special Features||Attracts Butterflies, Waterwise, Compact Form|
|Flower Attributes||Flowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container|
|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.|
|Companion Plants||Blanket Flower (Gaillardia); Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Blue Fescue (Festuca); Coneflower (Echinacea); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum)|
|Care||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
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.