Caryopoteris incana – Bluebeard –


Caryopoteris incana

deciduous shrub

comes 3 and 5 gallon

C. incana – C. mastacanthus – Bluebeard – This evergreen dense, mound forming shrub, treated as a perennial from China and Japan grows 4-5′ feet tall and 5′ feet wide. It produces aromatic, ovate, soft gray-green leaves, to 3″ long, pointed and sharply toothed. In late summer and autumn it bears bright powder blue occasionally white flowers, to 3/8″ across, carried in rounded cymes.

blooms late summer – Grow in moderately fertile, light, well drained soil in full sun or light shade. Prune in winter or early spring.

Zones 6-10