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 ‘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.