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Caryopteris

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kay-ree-OP-ter-iss
Description

Small, blue flowers are clustered on the stems and bloom for about two months in late summer and early fall; actually a woody plant, but in cooler areas, it is killed back to the ground in winter and functions as a herbaceous perennial

 

Propagation: Cuttings, seed

Regions: Mountains, Piedmont, Coastal Plain

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  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Caryopteris
    Family:
    Lamiaceae
    Recommended Propagation Strategy:
    Seed
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    S. Siberia to China and Temp. E. Asia
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Perennial
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zone:
    5a, 5b, 6b, 6a, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9b, 9a
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Blue
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Fall
    Summer
  • Leaves:
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No