Longwood Blue Bluebeard

Caryopteris x clandonensis 'Longwood Blue'

SKU
05933
Valuable color on pure blue flower spikes cloaked in soft aromatic gray-green foliage. Mounding, woody habit for mid-border, in front of larger shrubs or on banks. Extends the bloom season with a later flowering period than other Bluebeards. Deciduous.
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Once established, needs only occasional watering.

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Botanical Pronunciationkar-ee-OP-ter-iss klan-doh-NEN-sis
Average Size at MaturityModerate grower to 4 ft. tall, 4 to 5 ft. wide.
Bloom TimePure-blue flowers in summer.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorBlue
Foliage ColorGray-green
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Erosion Control, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureWaterwise
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, needs only occasional watering.

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a formal appearance, shear annually after flowering.

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