This wonderful variety of caryopteris is very exciting in that it has the most beautiful silver-grey foliage along with the usual late summer display of fluffy violet blue flowers inviting an orgy of pollinating insects into the garden! Easy to grow in full sun, this coastal tolerant shrubs looks great in prairie, cottage or mixed borders. Hardy.
- Eventual Size: Up to 90cm
- Position: Sunny
- Foliage: Deciduous
- Habit: Irregular bushy
- Soil: In any good well-drained soil
- Common Names: bluebeard 'Sterling Silver'
Plant in full sun in free draing soil using a good quality compost, water in well and during dry periods whilst establishing. Prune in March to 3 inches above ground level, will flower on new season growth.
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L&J Hann on 13 Sep 2016
We would like to express our thanks for the wonderful service your nursery provided us with both plant selection and then planting, we are especially pleased with the two Caryopteris varieties recommended as bee friendly - The bees are swarming in their masses, its lovely to see. Best regards, Lina.