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botanical name:
Caryopteris x clandonensis 'Kew Blue'
Caryopteris x clandonensis 'Kew Blue' © Deeproot Plant Base
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common name:  Blue spirea, Bluebeard
family:  Verbenaceae
characteristics: shrub, scented/aromatic
height: 0.90m
width: 0.90m
growth rate:
growth habit: rounded
leaf colour: grey-green
flower colour: blue
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 9
description:
Darker blue flowers than the species.

cultivation:
Needs sun and a well drained soil. In cold areas grow in a protected south facing position. Prune back to 15cm in early spring.

propagation:
By soft-wood cuttings in early summer or semi-ripe cuttings in late summer.

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