Caryopteris divaricata Snow Fairy

Himalayan Caryopteris, Blue Beard, Blue Mist Spirea

Type: Shrubs
Height: Medium 2-3' (Plant 30" apart)
Bloom Time: Late Summer to Early Fall
Sun-Shade: Full Sun
Zones: 5-9   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Sandy
Flower / Accent: Blue / Lavender
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep
A new and different Caryopteris grown for its intriguing soft leaves of green and white, this sub-shrub has excellent drought tolerance (once established) and remains fresh looking, even in late summer. Rounded in habit with lavender blue flowers in late summer.

Clusters of delicate blue flowers from late summer until frost resemble blue smoke or mist. Provides hard-to-find midsummer color. Attractive to butterflies and works well in containers. Minimal trimming is needed.

Features to Note:

  • Deer Resistant
  • OK in Containers
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Hot Dry Site Tolerant
  • Rabbit Resistant
  • For a Sunny Spot

Caryopteris General Information:

Low arching habit and fragrant foliage of this shrub are a perfect complement in the perennial border. Provides hard to find midsummer color. Attractive to butterflies. Does well in containers. Not bothered by pests.

Caryopteris Plant Care:

Blooms on current season's growth, so prune back by 1/3 in early spring after leaves appear to remove dead growth and encourage blooms. May self sow lightly. Rooted stems may be separated from parent and transplanted in spring. Avoid wet soils.

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