Caryopteris x clandonensis Beyond Midnight™ Special Item

Bluebeard, Blue Mist Spirea

Type: Shrubs
Height: Medium 2-2 1/2' (Plant 2-3' apart)
Bloom Time: Mid-Summer to Mid-Fall
Sun-Shade: Full Sun
Zones: 5-9   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Sandy
Flower / Accent: Purple / Blue
Patent: Pending
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Provides late summer and fall color. Misty clusters of rich purple blue flowers envelop the glossy, dark green foliage. Butterflies, hummingbirds and bees all welcome this nectar source. Once established, this drought tolerant plant is virtually maintenance free.

Caryopteris Beyond Midnight™ has a dense mounding habit. Long blooming.

Features to Note:

  • Deer Resistant
  • OK in Containers
  • Fragrant
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Seaside/Salt Tolerant
  • Blooms for 4 Weeks or More
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Beneficial for Pollinators
  • Hot Dry Site Tolerant
  • Good for Hedge

Caryopteris General Information:

Caryopteris are covered with clusters of delicate blue flowers from late summer until frost. Provides hard-to-find midsummer color. Attractive to butterflies and works well in containers. Good drought tolerance reported.

Caryopteris Plant Care:

Caryopteris bloom on current season's growth, so prune hard in early spring after leaves appear to remove dead growth, promote new blooms and control size and shape. May self sow lightly. Rooted stems may be separated from parent and transplanted in spring. Avoid wet soils.

$17.95 $13.46 ea.
(3+) $17.50 $13.12 ea.
Ships: Spring 2017
Plant Code: CABM