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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 'Heavenly Blue'

Commonly known as Blue beard, Blue spiraea

Deepest blue
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  • Deciduous - slightly-toothed, grey-green leaves to 5cm (2in) long.
  • Blue - intense dark blue
  • Height - 1m (39in)
  • Spread - 1.5m (5ft)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - erect habit. Produces axillary or terminal cymes of flowers to 1cm (½in) across in late summer, early autumn
  • 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 warm wall.
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - wildlife plant - insects, butterflies. Interestingly, many plants sold in the UK under this name may not be identical to the USA original.
  • Pests & Diseases - capsid bugs.
  • Place of origin - garden origin. USA. 1955. Wayside Gardens, Ohio.
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Coastal / windswept -
  • 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 -
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Medium to light, fertile, well drained soil -
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
  • Butterfly friendly
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Caryopteris - Care Guide
1m (39in)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1.5m (5ft)
 

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