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Caryopteris x clandonensis 'Dark Knight'

Common Name: Bluebeard

Plant Family: Verbenaceae

Price:  £6.50
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Availability:  

  

10 in stock

Quantity or Pot size (see 'Pot Sizes' tab below):  9 cm pots


Position/ Situation:  City gardens, small gardens
Sun/ Shade:  Sun
Planting Style:  Wildflower or Wildlife
Season of Interest:  Summer to Autumn
Flower Colour:  Blue
Leaf Colour:  Grey
Height:  low (up to 3 feet)
Habit/Shape:  Bushy
Drought Tolerant:  Yes
Soil Type:  dry or sandy soil
Soil PH:  No preference
Bee and Butterfly:  Both
Rabbit & Deer Resistance:  Deer & Rabbit Resistant Plants
Resistance to Honey Fungus:  Resistant to Honey Fungus


A cultivar with deep purple flowers and grey-green leaves. Grow in well drained soil in full sun. A good butterfly plant. Cut hard back to 6 ins in spring, as you do with Fuchsia, Buddlejas and other late-flowering shrubs.


Mainland UK  £8.50-£10 Local delivery Postcodes IP1-IP8 & CO10 (minimum order value applies please click here for details) FREE
Seeds & cuttings only  £2 Collect from our Nursery (Elmsett, Suffolk, IP7 6LZ) FREE
Scottish Highlands & offshore Islands From £10    

 

See our delivery information page for details

Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: mostly as young plants in 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)  or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx. 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Quantity or Pot size" on plant information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall.


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