Caryopteris x clandonensis 'Longwood Blue'

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  • Common Name: Bluebeard
  • Plant Story:

    Valuable color on pure blue flower spikes cloaked in soft aromatic gray-green foliage. Mounding, woody habit for mid-border, in front of larger shrubs or on banks. Extends the bloom season flowering well into autumn.

  • Type: Shrub Deciduous
  • Bloom Season: Summer
  • Flower Color: Blue
  • Planting Zone: 5-9
  • Height: 2-4 ft
  • Spread: 2-4 ft
  • Light Requirements:Full Sun
  • Suggested Uses: Perennial borders, shrub border, or hedge
  • Leaf: Lance-shaped silvery gray leaves
  • Edible: NO
  • Attracts to: Butterflies, Bees
  • Plant Deer Resistant:No
  • Plant Potential Pests:No serious problems
  • Form: Low-mounded
  • Special Care Instructions:

    Some drought tolerance. Intolerant of wet soils. Prune in early spring.

Bluebeard - Additional Photos