Caryopteris x clandonensis 'Summer Sorbet'

 

Caryopteris x clandonensis Summer Sorbet, Blue mist shrub, Bluebeard. A wonderful variety with gold and green coloured variegated foliage with contrasting deep blue flowers. A bushy plants covered with fragrant blooms in late summer and early fall. With a Height of 2 to 3 feet and a Spread of 2 to 3 feet.

 

 

Plant in moist fertile well drained soil, Full sun / Partial shade Hardy

 

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.