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Caryopteris × clandonensis, Bluebeard, Blue Spirea, Blue Mist shrub

Caryopteris × clandonensis

Bluebeard, Blue Spirea, Blue Mist shrub
Family: Lamiaceae
Small shrub 2-5 ftFull sunRegular waterBlue/lavender/purple flowersFragrantAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Caryopteris × clandonensis likes full sun to part shade and very well-drained soil that is not overly rich.

It's an attractive woody shrub with dark green leaves, dark purplish blue flowers, and a compact habit. Misty blue flowers appear in late summer and early autumn.

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