Caryopteris clandonensis Blue Empire (‘Elst01’) PP30,494

Shrubs

Description

Big, Blue & Beautiful! That’s the motto of this stunning, new Caryopteris Blue Empire! Blue Empire produces blue flowers that are strikingly bigger than other Caryopteris varieties. Its intense blue flowers combine beautifully with its green, light grey leaves. Blue Empire also stands out for its fast growth and bushy habit. No wonder this blue beard won a KVBC Award Bronze! Blue Empire prefers a location in full sun, in well-drained and fertile soil. Winters to USDA Zone 7a are no problem for this Caryopteris. It reaches a height of 40" and a width of 24". Blue Empire is perfect as solitary on balcony or patio, in perennial borders, and in mixed containers. Bees and butterflies love the gigantic flowers of Blue Empire!

USDA zone: 7a

Key Points

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Big flowers
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Dark blue flowers
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Bushy growth habit
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Fast growth
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Attracts bees & butterflies

Awards

Caryopteris clandonensis Blue Empire winner of:
  • Bronze Medal GrootGroenPlus 2014
  • KVBC Award Bronze
    Caryopteris Blue Empire on patio Caryopteris Blue Empire on patio

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