CARYOPTERIS divaricata 'Blue Butterflies'

Commonly known as Blue beard, Blue spiraea

Vigorous new variety with large blue flowers
  • Deciduous
    Ovate to oblong-ovate, coarsely toothed leaves to 14cm (5½in) long with long, slender points
  • Blue
  • Height
    1m (39in)
  • Spread
    80cm (32in)
  • Herbaceous
    Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
    Perennial with 4-angled stems. 5-lobed, long-tubed flowers to 2cm (¾in) long are produced in axillary cymes
  • 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

CARYOPTERIS divaricata 'Blue Butterflies'

 
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  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases
    Capsid bugs
    Place of origin
    Garden origin. Japan. Shinri Wakaiki
  • Flower Shape
    Tubular
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Coastal / windswept
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Scented Plants
    Scented foliage
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Medium to light, fertile, well drained soil
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
    Butterfly friendly
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1m (39in)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Watering Can
  80cm (32in)
 

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