CARYOPTERIS

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.

Further Reading....
  • 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.
    Resistant to honey fungus
    These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
    Scented foliage
  • Soil Conditions
    Medium to light, fertile, well drained soil
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
    Butterfly friendly
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Caryopteris - Care Guide

Buy Varieties of CARYOPTERIS

CARYOPTERIS x clandonensis 'Heavenly Blue'

CARYOPTERIS x clandonensis 'Heavenly Blue'

Blue beard, Blue spiraea

deepest blue

 
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CARYOPTERIS x clandonensis 'Kew Blue'

CARYOPTERIS x clandonensis 'Kew Blue'

Blue beard, Blue spiraea

strong blue

 
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CARYOPTERIS x clandonensis 'Stephi'

CARYOPTERIS x clandonensis 'Stephi'

Blue beard, Blue spiraea

compact habit and fragrant lilac-pink flowers from midsummer to early autumn

 
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CARYOPTERIS x clandonensis 'Worcester Gold'

CARYOPTERIS x clandonensis 'Worcester Gold'

Blue beard, Blue spiraea

golden foliage and bright blue flowers

 
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CARYOPTERIS divaricata 'Blue Butterflies'

CARYOPTERIS divaricata 'Blue Butterflies'

Blue beard, Blue spiraea

vigorous new variety with large blue flowers

 
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CARYOPTERIS incana 'Sunshine Blue'

CARYOPTERIS incana 'Sunshine Blue'

Blue beard, Blue spiraea

bright yellow leaves giving good colour all summer. Dark blue flowers

 
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