Caryopteris xclandonensis, Bluebeard, Blue Spirea, Blue Mist shrub

Caryopteris xclandonensis

Bluebeard, Blue Spirea, Blue Mist shrub
Family: Lamiaceae
USDA Zone: 5-9?
USDA Plant Hardiness MapSmall plant 2-5 ftFull sunRegular waterBlue, lavender, purple flowersPlant attracts butterflies, hummingbirdsFragrant plantSubtropical or temperate zone plant. Mature plant cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Caryopteris xclandonensis 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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