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Sun Loving Shrubs

Caryopteris x 'Blue Empire'

Blue Spirea
Bigger blue flower clusters with more impact distinguish this new form of Blue Spirea from the Netherlands. late summer into fall blooming , 'Blue Ensign' attracts butterflies and other pollinators, grows to form a 3' x 3' shrub, and is quite happy in lean soil. In fact, it demands good soil drainage. Aromatic grey green foliage is deer resistant. Next crop ready early July.
Genus Caryopteris
Common Name Blue Spirea
Hardiness Zone 5, 6, 7, 8
Light Requirements Full Sun
Seasonal Interest Summer, Fall
Season of Blooming Summer, Fall
Use Bed, Specimen, Cutting, Massing
Special Attributes Fragrant
Color Blue