Caryopteris x clandonensis Lil Miss Sunshine™

Bluebeard, Blue Mist Spirea

Type: Shrubs
Height: Medium 3' (Plant 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: Blue / Lavender
Patent: #22,160
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

This golden beauty glows all season long. Clouds of amethyst blue flowers in summer float above the sunny yellow compact foliage for compelling contrast.

Butterflies, hummingbirds and bees welcome this nectar source. Once established, this drought tolerant plant is virtually maintenance free. Caryopteris Lil Miss Sunshine™ 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

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.

$16.95 ea.
(3+) $16.50 ea.
Ships: Spring 2017
Plant Code: CALM