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Dark Knight Caryopteris

Caryopteris x clandonensis 'Dark Knight
SKU: HC018093
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Caryopteris clandonensis 'Dark Knight' (Bluebeard) blooms with a profusion of dark blue flowers in late summer when few other shrubs are flowering. Its modest size makes it very useful in smaller yards. A fantastic nectar source for bees and butterflies. Drought resistant/drought tolerant plant (xeric).
key features
Botanical Name
Caryopteris x clandonensis 'Dark Knight
Growing Zones
Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9
Bee Friendly, Attracts Butterflies, Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Low Maintenance, Long Bloom Time, Cut Flowers, Fragrant, Privacy
Soil Moisture
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Mature Height
36-48" tall
Bloom Time
Early to late summer


36-48" x 48" wide. One of the best Blue Mist Spirea varieties, Caryopteris clandonensis 'Dark Knight' (Bluebeard) has the deepest blue color of them all. Its tidy, upright growth habit and profusion of flowering spikes make it an essential part of the summer landscape. A reliable performer, 'Dark Knight' flowers heavily every year. Of modest size, it can be used in front of low walls, as a hedge or in groups around the base of larger shrubs, small trees and upright evergreens. Avoid heavy wet clay soils. (cutting propagated)
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