Caryopteris Blue Empire Bluebeard 1 pc.
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This brand new selection of Caryopteris called Blue Empire™ is an outstanding variety with its super large, dense flowers standing tall on sturdy, longer wands. It’s a fast grower with a superb low growing habit displaying grey-green foliage that really contrasts well with the double blue flowers. The butterflies and bees can’t resist! They love the large flowers and the foliage is aromatic when crushed.
|Botanical Name:||Caryopteris × clandonensis||Common Name:||Bluebeard, blue mist, blue spirea||Hardiness Zone:||5-8; Cold Tolerance: -20F||Sun Shade:||Full to Partial Sun||SKU:||R338788 / Perennial||Bloom Time:||Late Summer to Fall- 2nd Season||Cultivar:||Blue Empire™ (blue flowers)||HT/WD:||30-40 in / 24-36 in||Special:||Big, blue, and beautiful with larger, double blossoms; excellent low growing habit with grey-green foliage contrasts nicely with dense blue flowers; long wands lasting longer in summer to attract the pollinators; aromatic foliage||Uses:||Middle or back of bed or border, single specimen, massed, low growing hedge, shrub border, containers, and cut flowers||Growing Guides:||Caryopteris Bluebeard||Ships:||1 gallon pot||Shipping Schedule:||Zone Map|
Also known as Bluebeard because its blue fuzzy flowers sort of resemble a blue beard. It’s easy to grow and low maintenance. Plant it towards the middle or backside of your beds or borders, in containers on the patio, as a low growing hedge or massed together and they quickly take off, reaching surprising heights in just its first year.