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First Choice Blue Mist Shrub

Tolerates heat and drought.

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First Choice Blue Mist Shrub

Tolerates heat and drought.

Mist of tiny purple-blue flowers open in late summer. Complements coneflowers, black-eyed Susans, tall sedums and ornamental grasses. Butterflies love it. A compact variety, it grows 2-3 ft. tall. Full sun. Zones 4-8. PP11958
SKU: 74479
$19.99
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Grows in zones: 5-8
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  • Botanical Name: Caryopteris clandonensis 'First Choice'
  • Height: 28 - 30 Inches
  • Spacing: 24" - 26"
  • Depth: Set at same level it is growing in the container. Water weekly the first season.
  • Spread: 20" - 24"
  • Light Required: Full Sun to Part Shade
  • Color: Dark Purple-Blue and dark inky blue buds
  • Size: Potted
  • Blooms: Mid-summer to frost.
  • Zone: 5-8
  • Form: Deciduous flowering shrub.
  • Flower Form: Dense clusters of very small, fluffy, bell-like flowers carried in the leaf axils
  • Soil Requirements: Fertile, well-drained garden loam.
  • Growth Rate: Fast once established, which takes approximately 4 - 6 weeks
  • Pruning: None n/a
  • Foliage: Glossy grey-green, long oval leaves with scalloped margins, aromatic
  • Comments: Bred by Peter Catt in England, who is a recent recipient of the converted Victoria Medal of Honour from the RHS.

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