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Caryopteris x clandonensis 'Dark Knight'

Caryopteris x clandonensis 'Dark Knight' - Bluebeard

More About Caryopteris x clandonensis 'Dark Knight'

  • Deep blue-purple flowers on the ends of the new growth in late summer
  • Rounded, mounding shrub with fragrant, bluish leaves with silvery undersides
  • Attractive to hummingbirds, butterflies, and beneficial insects
  • Used as cut flowers
  • Bloom Time: July to September

Zone:

5

Height:

50-60 cm

Spread:

50-60 cm

Colour:

Blue (deep)
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Bluebeard Growing and Maintenance Tips

Caryopteris is best treated as a woody perennial, i.e., prune heavily in winter to promote vigorous growth and good flowering. Grow best in loose loam and will tolerate some drought.


Caryopteris x clandonensis 'Dark Knight' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Fragrant
Fragrant
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Long Blooming
Long Blooming

Soil Moisture

Average to Dry Soils
Well-drained

Attributes

Deciduous

Flowering Time

Lt. Sum-Fall

Habit

Mounding

Foliage Color

Silver
Gray

Landscape uses

Specimen
Hedge
Border/edging