Caryopteris x clandonensis 'Dark Knight'

Full Sun
Soil Type:
Most Types

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Plant Overview

Caryopteris clandonensis ‘Dark Knight’ is a fantastic mid-sized shrub, bearing masses of eye-catching deep blue flowers in late summer and autumn.

It forms a mound of slightly toothed, grey-green leaves with silver hairs on the undersides and is perfect for growing in large containers or in a sunny border.

Happy in most soil types, provided it's not waterlogged, this is a very easy-going little shrub.

Useful for adding blue to the garden in late summer and autumn.

The flowers are a magnet for bees.

Height and Spread: 90cm x 1.5m

Common name(s): Bluebeard


All our plants are supplied in 9cm pots unless otherwise specified. Plants in this size pot establish quickly in the garden and often outpace plants in bigger pots planted at the same time. Our potted plants can be planted immediately, unless otherwise noted, or you can leave them in their pots until you are ready to plant.
The majority of our plants are grown outdoors. This means that they follow their natural growth patterns and are ready to plant at any time of the year. If you order the plants in winter, they are likely to be dormant and died back to ground level, ready to shoot again in spring - just like the herbaceous perennials in your own garden. Very occasionally, in winter, we may indicate on the packing slip that a plant needs to be hardened off before planting out. This will be because it has just come out of a polytunnel. If you have any questions about our plants or growing methods, please feel free to drop us an email.
We grow most of what we sell ourselves, in our nursery in the Buckinghamshire countryside. Our prices include VAT at 20%.