February 1, 2023
Caryopteris clandonensis

Caryopteris clandonensis

Caryopteris clandonensis ‘Kew Blue’ is a hardy perennial with fragrant foliage. It has a flowering season of late summer to mid-autumn long stocks of blue-violet flowers that attract bees and butterflies alike. Caryopteris clandonensis ‘Kew Blue’ is part of the Lamiaceae family of plants. It is a herbaceous perennial. It is native to East Asia.

Caryopteris clandonensis ‘Kew Blue’ leaves are lanceolate, opposite, and simple. They are aromatic. The flowers are pollinated by insects. The fruit is a valved capsule.

Caryopteris clandonensis
Caryopteris clandonensis

Caryopteris clandonensis ‘Kew Blue’ is easy to grow and ideal for hot sunny borders. Grow them in the sun. Plant them in moderately fertile, well-drained soil. Cut them back in early spring. Propagate through cuttings in early spring or late summer. It is disease-free. Watch out for the Capsid bug.

Caryopteris clandonensis
Caryopteris clandonensis
Caryopteris clandonensis
Caryopteris clandonensis

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