PlantsBluebeards→Bluebeard (Caryopteris x clandonensis 'Arthur Simmonds')

Common names:
Give a thumbs up Bluebeard
Give a thumbs up Blue Mist Spiraea

Also sold as:
'Arthur J. Simmonds'

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: 2-3 feet
Plant Spread: 2-3 feet
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Deciduous
Fragrant
Other: Ovate to lance-shaped, silvery-gray leaves (to 1.5" long).
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

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