Caryopteris clandonensis 'Longwood Blue'

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Bluemist Shrub

USDA Hardiness Zone 5-9

Wonderfully aromatic and decorative silvery-green toothed foliage is ornamental before violet-blue flowers appear in late summer. Tolerates dry soils and has nice winter interest.

Height

24-36 Inches

Spread

36-48 Inches

Color

Blue/Purple

Bloom Time

July-September

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

May die back in winter. Prune back to new growth in spring.

Good Companions

Butterfly Bush (Buddleia davidii), Variegated Feather Reed Grass (Calamagrostis acutiflora), Pinks (Dianthus gratianopolitanus), Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta), Ironweed (Vernonia ), Butterfly Bush (Buddleia Monarch®)

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Attributes & Uses
Fragrant
Cut Flowers
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Exposure
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Gray-Green
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Fall
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Winter
Summer
Fall
Soil Moisture Preference
Well-drained
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