Caryopteris x clandonensis Heavenly Blue

 

Caryopteris x clandonensis Heavenly Blue. A deciduous dense mound-forming shrub with aromatic dull dark-green leaves silvery beneath. Intense dark blue flowers produced in clusters. makes an attractive border shrub. Max Height 1m. Max Spread 1.5m. Flowers August to September.

 

 

Plant in light well drained soil. Full Sun, Hardy. Cut back in the spring.

 

General Shrub Planting and care

  • Water the pot thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • If the Shrub is being planted in a lawn remove a circle of turf.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base. Adding a bucketful of planting compost.
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot.
  • Position used. Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in, water the Shrub and area thoroughly.
  • Water regular until Shrub is established.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.