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Bluebeard

Caryopteris × clandonensis

Also known as

Blue spires, Blue mist spirea

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Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H4

RHS hardiness

-10°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1m

Max

1.5m

60cm

Min

60cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Bluebeard Overview

This is a dense mound-forming, deciduous late blooming shrub which is native to Asia. The leaves are lance-shaped to ovate and deep green. The profuse flowers are pale blue or purple flower and will appear in clusters in late summer until the first frost. They will grow to a height of 1m.

Common problems with Bluebeard

Special features of Bluebeard

Hedge plant

Other uses of Bluebeard

Specimen, hedging, banks, border, cutting bed, edging. Autumn interest.