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CARYOPTERIS x clandonensis 'Heavenly Blue'

Commonly known as Blue beard, Blue spiraea



Deepest blue
individually £11.50 each, 3+ £9.00 each
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Available again from summer 2019
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1.5 to 2 Litre

  • Deciduous - lance-shaped, slightly-toothed, grey-green leaves to 5cm (2in) long.
  • Blue - intense dark blue
  • Height - 1m (3ft)
  • 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.
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Coastal / windswept
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Is Scented Plant - Scented foliage
  • Soil Conditions - Medium to light, fertile, well drained soil
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly
  • Butterfly friendly
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Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
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