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Caryopteris incana 'SMNCVH' (Sunshine Blue® II)

#PP28093, CPBR

Also called Blue Mist Spiraea


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Caryopteris incana 'Sunshine Blue? II' - Sunshine Blue? ll Bluebeard from NVK Nurseries

Caryopteris incana 'Sunshine Blue® II' - Sunshine Blue® ll Bluebeard - Photo courtesy of Proven Winners®

More About Caryopteris incana SMNCVH ('Sunshine Blue® II') (PP28093, CPBR)

  • Proven Winners® ColorChoice®
  • Improved hardier cultivar that replaces Sunshine Blue® (Jason)
  • Deep blue-purple flowers on the ends of the new growth
  • Rounded habit, yellow leaves with silvery undersides
  • Attractive to hummingbirds, butterflies, and beneficial insects
  • Used as cut flowers
  • Bloom Time: July to September

Zone:

5

Height:

80-100 cm

Spread:

60-80 cm

Colour:

Blue
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Sunshine Blue® ll 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. Grows best in loose loam and will tolerate some drought.


Caryopteris incana SMNCVH ('Sunshine Blue® II') (PP28093, CPBR) Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Attracts Hummingbirds
Attracts Hummingbirds
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Fragrant
Fragrant
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Average to Dry Soils
Well-drained

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Deciduous

Flowering Time

Lt. Sum-Fall
Fall

Habit

Rounded
Mounding

Foliage Color

Yellow

Landscape uses

Foundation planting
Specimen

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