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Commonly known as Blue beard, Blue spiraea
Genus of 6 species of aromatic, deciduous shrubs and perennials from various habitats in the Himalayas and mountains of eastern Asia.
The very popular clandonensis cultivars originated in the garden of Arthur Simmonds at Clandon, Surrey, as the result of an accidental cross.
Deciduous - shrubs and perennials
Dwarf shrub - Typically only grows to a maximum of one or two feet in height but there will be some exceptions.
Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
Full sun - in colder climates grow against warm wall.
Additional Features - Good to know - wildlife plant - nectar and pollen for insects. Prune back hard in spring.
Pests & Diseases - capsid bugs
Place of origin - Himalayas, eastern Asia.
Is Scented Plant - Scented flowers
Soil Conditions - Medium to light, fertile, well drained soil
Wildlife - Bee friendly