Caryopteris x clandonensis
Blue is a much sought after color in the garden and Caryopteris ' Blur Mist' lives up to its name.
A plant that is hardy in dry conditions with attractive fragrant green foliage is Caryopteris x clandonensis. Reaching around .7m - 1m depending on conditions, also known as 'bluebeard' and the 'blue mist shrub ' with masses of lovely deep blue flowers in autumn.
Caryopteris are a drought tolerant low growing mound forming plant attractive to birds and butterfly's. Caryopteris are also known as 'Blue spirea' or 'Blue mist'.
- Caryopteris x clandonensis or 'Blue Beard' or 'Blue Mist'.
- Caryopteris clandonensis 'Dark Knight' with deep blue flowers.
- Caryopteris divaricata 'Snow Fairy' has creamy white flowers while
- Caryopteris 'Sunshine Blue' has nice blue flowers.
Where to buy
Caryopteris are offered for sale from the following nurseries
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