PlantsBluebeards→Bluebeard (Caryopteris x clandonensis Petit Bleu™)

Alternative cultivar names:
'Minbleu'
'Minibleu'

Trade name information:
Trade Name: Petit Bleu™
Cultivar name: 'Minibleu'
Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Plant Height: 2-2.5 feet
Plant Spread: 2-2.5 feet
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Deciduous
Fragrant
Other: Glossy dark green foliage, free-branching habit and tight low-mounded growth. Oval to elliptic dark green leaves remain attractive throughout the growing season.
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Blooms on new wood
Other: Blooms on current season's growth and may need to be hard pruned in spring in areas with severe winters.
Flower Color: Blue
Flower Time: Late summer or early fall
Fall
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Division
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: PBR13,443; PP14,674
Parentage: Inoveris x Inoveris
Child plants: 2 child plants

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