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6th January 2021. In line with the current government lockdown rules, Burncoose Nurseries is closed to visitors. However at present we are able to offer click and collect to local customers. This will be weekdays only, not weekends. Mail order is continuing as normal. However please allow extra time for the couriers to deliver, once despatched from us. Sorry to say that some depots are experiencing high volumes of traffic, also staff shortages.

CARYOPTERIS x clandonensis 'Stephi'

Commonly known as Blue beard, Blue spiraea

Compact habit and fragrant lilac-pink flowers from midsummer to early autumn
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Available Early Spring 2021 - Should be available March/April onwards depending on growing conditions.
individually £12.50 each, 3+ £10.00 each

Delivery Information Available Early Spring 2021
plant size comparison icon 1.5 to 2 Litre
  • Deciduous - grey-green leaves to 5cm (2in) long
  • Shades of pink - All shades of pink through to Carmine (red) - lilac pink
  • Height - 75cm (30in)
  • Spread - 90cm (36in)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - mound-forming. Produces flowers in axillary or terminal cymes to 1cm (½in) across
  • Hardy - average winter - Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Full sun - in colder climates grow against a warm wall
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - recent introduction. Wildlife plant - bees, butterflies and other insects
  • Pests & Diseases - capsid bugs
  • Place of origin - garden origin. UK. Peter Catt, Liss Forest Nurseries, Hants.
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Leaf margin - Serrulate - see photos above
  • Leaf shape - Lanceolate - see photos above
  • Pruning group - Pruning group 4
    Suitable for: Deciduous trees and shrubs that flower on current year's growth or are grown for winter stem effect.
    Pruning: Hard prune to a low permanent framework.
    When: Annually in early Spring.

    RHS group 5, 6 & 7
  • Scented Plants - Scented foliage -
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
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  • Soil Conditions - Medium to light, fertile, well drained soil -
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
  • Butterfly friendly
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Caryopteris - Care Guide
75cm (30in)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  90cm (36in)
 

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