Caryopteris x clandonensis Longwood Blue

Bluebeard, Blue Mist Spirea

$13.95 ea. (3+ discount) $13.50 ea.

In stock for Spring 2017

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Longwood Blue has sky blue flowers atop silver foliage for a striking combination. Blue mist shrub is aptly named as it is covered in a cloud of blue from mid to late summer. The slight arching habit makes it fit beautifully into the perennial border. It is a well-behaved garden plant.

Details

Item Code: CALO
Type: Shrubs
Height: Medium 3'
Spacing: Plant 4' apart
Bloom Time: Mid-Summer to Mid-Fall
Sun-Shade: Full Sun
Zones: 5-9   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Sandy
Flower: Blue
Accent: Silver
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

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