Pot Size: 9cm
Plant Height (Inc. Pot): 10-20cm
Characteristics: Deep purple flowers, silver green foliage, deciduous shrub, aromatic foliage, pleasant fragrance, attracts butterflies
Growth & Spread: Height 0.6m - 0.9m, Spread 0.6m - 0.9m
Flourishing Season: Flowering in Jul - Sep, flourishes late summer to early fall
Water & Maintenance: Average watering required, low maintenance shrubs
Caryopteris ‘Dark Knight’ are deciduous shrubs with deep purple blooms, sure to set your garden on a vibrant floral show. These medium-sized drought tolerant plants are perfect perennial borders and their aromatic flowers will attract butterflies and other pollinators.
Dark Knight blooms flowers profusely and resemble blue clouds of smoke or mist. Thus, they are also called ‘Blue Mist’ or ‘Blue Beard’. These flowering shrubs do not require lots of maintenance. They grow hardy and tough, planted in a sunny spot in the garden. They prefer slightly acidic loam soil in a well-drained spot.
This Blue Beard plant can effectively be used as a low hedge or as a shrub border. It will drop weak stems in winters. Flowering is unaltered by spring pruning since new flowers bloom on new growth.
Dark Knight Blue Beard is a reliable performer and blooms flowers heavily every season. Their impressive foliage is suitable for summer landscape garden and turns yellowish in autumn. Add them around the base of small trees to decorate the surroundings.
The irresistible flowers of Dark Knight plant grow in terminal clusters resulting in eye-pleasing shades of blue.
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