Dark Knight Bluebeard

Caryopteris x clandonensis 'Dark Knight'

Plant Details:

Plant Type: Shrub
Plant Family: Verbenaceae
Plant Description: This is a nice 2-3 ft tall and wide perennial/shrub. It is best treated as a perennial along the Wasatch by being cut back each year. Prefers drier soils and full sun. Produces small blue flowers clustered together along each long stem. This variety grows darker blue flowers with silver foliage. Fast growing.
Plant Care: Overall needs will be reduced when plants are placed in areas where the soil, climate and exposure match the plant requirements. Leave stems up through the winter to provide interest. Cut back stems to a mound in the spring to allow new growth.

Plant Attributes:

Hardiness Zone: 6 to 9
Mature Size: 3' tall and wide
Utah Native: No
Plant Select: No
Salt Tolerant: No
Deer Resistant: No
Pollinator Friendly: No
Foliage Interest: No
Localscapes: Foundation Plant, Park Strip Plant, Infill Plant
Color: Blue
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Period: Jul - Sep

Plant Needs:

Light Requirement: Sun
Irrigation Requirement:     Moderate

Garden Location:

  • Commercial Concepts
    • Education Center Landscape
    • JVWCD Building
    • Park Strip and Entrance
  • Maintenance Path
    • Moving Day
    • Outsmart Invaders
  • Planting Path
    • Nursery Shopping
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Winter