Caryopteris x clandonensis Sterling Silver™

Bluebeard, Blue Mist Spirea

Type: Shrubs
Height: Medium 2-3' (Plant 3-4' apart)
Bloom Time: Mid-Summer to Early Fall
Sun-Shade: Full Sun
Zones: 5-9   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Sandy
Flower / Accent: Blue / Pink
Patent: #22,474
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Intense silver foliage provides a stunning backdrop for the bright violet blue flowers. Use silver foliage plants to add classic neutral color in the garden providing a nice focal point among green foliage or blending nicely with blues, lilacs and pinks.

Butterflies, hummingbirds and bees all welcome this nectar source. Once established, this drought tolerant plant is virtually maintenance free. Caryopteris Sterling Silver™ 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
  • 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.

$15.95 ea.
(3+) $15.50 ea.
Ships: Spring 2017
Plant Code: CASI