Caryopteris x clandonensis 'Dark Knight'
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
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
Soil MoistureAverage to Dry Soils
Flowering TimeLt. Sum-Fall