Caryopteris x clandonensis ‘Heavenly Blue’ (also called bluebeard)
Deciduous dome-shaped shrub, grown for blue flowres in late summer and autumn. Very attractive to bees and butterflies.
Late summer to autumn.
Upright compact mass of lance shaped grey-green leaves. H&S: 1m x 1m
Lightly serrated, stemmed leaves, deep green. Paired at opposite angles and fairly widely spaced on stem.
Stem round and greyish green.
Clusters of tubular, purplish-blue flowers with prominent stamens
Light, well drained, moist.
Cut back in spring to prevent a bare base from developing.
Cuttings in late spring/early summer.
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