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Caryopteris 'Dark Knight' (Bluemist shrub)

Caryopteris 'Dark Knight' (Bluemist shrub)

  • $ 7.95


Caryopteris 'Dark Knight', has a deeper bloom color than the popular 'Longwood Blue' with the same silver colored foliage that makes the bluemist shrub a spectacle out of bloom.  Perfect for hedges, the mixed border, specimen, and mass plantings.  Loved by butterflies, bees, hummingbirds, and disliked by deer.  Drought tolerant once established.

Mature Plant Size: 2'-3' Tall, 2'-3' Spread  
Bloom Time: Late Summer
Light Exposure: Full Sun/Partial Shade 
Soil Type/pH: Well-drained/6.0-7.0
Hardiness Zones: 5-9
Containers Size: 3.5" Pot
Fertilizer: Apply compost or an all purpose granular fertilizer around plants in early spring.
Water:  Monitor new plants for adequate moisture.  Water in deep and allow the top to dry between applications.  Once plants are established (after about a year) only supplement water when in drought situations.
Additional care:  Trim to 6" in late winter/early spring before growth begins.


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