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Blue Mist, Bluebeard

 

An aromatic, deciduous shrub with silvery leaves, and whorls of deep blue flowers. Cut back hard in early spring before spring's new flush of growth for a good plant structure.

 

Caryopteris x clandonensis 'Dark Knight'

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Leaf Characteristics

 

Leaf fragrance : Yes

Leaf shape : Elliptic to lanceolate; slightly serrated margins

Leaf color : Silver-grey

Flower Characteristics

Flower width : 1/2"

Flower shape : Whorls

Flower color : Blue

Plant Anatomy

Foliage growth cycle : Deciduous

Average size maturity width : 3-4 ft.

Average size maturity height : 2-3 ft.

Cultural Information

USDA Zone : -20 to -15 F (Z5a)

Sunset zone : 2b-9, 14-24

Water requirements : Moderate

Light exposure : Sun

Landscape Attributes

Fragrance : Yes

Deer resistant : Yes

Butterflies : Yes

Attractive bark : Yes