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Caryopteris divaricata 'Blue Butterflies'
@ Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC

Caryopteris divaricata 'Blue Butterflies'

Blue Butterflies Bluebeard

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Item #: 7518

Zones: 6b to 9b, at least

Dormancy: Winter

Height: 72" tall

Culture: Sun

Origin: Japan

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

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We have been taken with the floriferous herbaceous perennial, Caryopteris divaricata 'Blue Butterflies' in our trials! This vigorous 6' tall deer-resistant summer-flowering perennial, selected by Japan's Shinri Wakaiki, is topped from August through October with hundreds of small blue flowers that resemble trichostema (blue curls). Well-drained soils are particularly important for good survivability as you move into the more northerly zones...a great summer border plant. In some climates, Caryopteris divaricata can seed excessively, so keep your eyes peeled if it likes your climate too much.

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