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Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Tan
Bark Type*
  • Rough
Brand*
  • Proven Winners
Cultural Information*
  • Leaf Scorch - Low Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - High Resistance
  • Root Rot - Low Resistance
Flower Color*
  • Light Blue
  • Blue
Flower Type*
  • Fragrant
Growth Habit*
  • Compact Growing
  • Dwarf/Small Growing
Growth Rate*
  • Medium
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Green
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Light Green/Chartreuse
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
  • Light Green/Chartreuse
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
  • Fragrant
Nature Assets*
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Bees
  • Deer Resistant
Plant Type*
  • Shrub
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Spring Planting
  • Fall Planting
  • Summer Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Average
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Well-Drained
  • Low Water Use
  • Prefers Dry Soils
  • Salt Tolerant
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Spring
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Summer Flowering
  • Summer
  • Spring Flowering
  • Fall
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Under Power Lines
  • Border Plant
  • Wildlife Habitat
  • Accent Plant
  • Understory Planting
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • Rock Gardens
  • Mass Planting
  • Rain Garden
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Caryopteris is slightly difficult to grow and needs to be planted in locations where it does not stay wet. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include free fertilizer with every order.

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SUNSHINE BLUE® II BLUEBEARD

Caryopteris incana 'SMNCVH'
PP28093 Plant propagation prohibited

Breeder
Buy Sunshine Blue® II Bluebeard online. 'Sunshine Blue® II' is a new, improved variety of the classic Sunshine Blue, but it's much more tolerant of cold climates. If you've had trouble with Bluebeard surviving winter in your area in the past, now's your chance to enjoy the vivid gold foliage and blue blooms of this late blooming favorite. An excellent plant for attracting pollinators!

Mature Height:

2-3 Feet

Mature Spread:

3-4 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

5-10

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Family: Lamiaceae · Common Name: Bluebeard / False Spiraea

 FREE with every plant purchased:

  • The Sooner Guarantee: For details, click here!
  • A pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.

DIY Irrigation SuppliesWe use and recommend www.dripdepot.com for our irrigation needs, from simple to install micro and drip systems, to commercial grade irrigation parts and supplies.

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Jumbo gallon Potted

SKU: 9424

(4.04 qrts / 3.82 liters)
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$39.00

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Root Pouch 3 gallon

SKU: 12689

(3.17 gallons / 12 liters)
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$75.00

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Customer Testimonials

These were fabulous plants. Love the color of the leaves and they are all very healthy plants.


Jean
NE
July 2014

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