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Caryopteris x clandonensis 'First Choice' PP 11958
@ Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC

Caryopteris x clandonensis 'First Choice' PP 11958

False Blue Spirea

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Item #: 4134

Zones: 5a to 9b

Height: 24" tall

Culture: Sun

Origin: Hybrid

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L) ?

Note: This plant is not currently for sale. This is an archive page preserved for informational use.

This new UK caryopteris hybrid (C. mongolica x C. incana) is taking the country by storm. This Peter Catt hybrid is a remarkable improvement over the earlier cultivars, thanks in part to a dense compact habit...to 4' wide x 2' tall in 3 years. The very dark green tiny foliage that tightly clothes the stems, makes a nice foil for the 1-2" wide whorls of tiny lavender flowers. In our trials, flowering starts in mid-July and continues all summer. We think you will make this your first choice!