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Caryopteris clandonensis Blue Balloon

Sphere-like blooms are produced along the whole of the stem above fragrant dark green foliage with silver undersides.
Flowering from early summer to late autumn and excellent as cut flowers. Loved by bees and butterflies. Drought and heat tolerant. Prefers well-drained soil in sun. Height & spread 30-50cm (12-20").

Fully hard perennial. Supplied in 9cm pots. 
Flower Colour

Type of garden
Container Gardening, Cottage Garden, Small Gardens

Fully hardy perennial


Bees and Butterflies, Foliage/Stem/Fruit Interest, Great Ground Cover, Ideal for Beginners, Scented, Suitable for Container

Flowering Time

Sun or Partial Shade

30-50cm (12-20)



Well drained


Best in full sun


Excellent for cutting


Summer and autumn

Additional Information

Fragrant flowers. Attractive to butterflies. Cut back hard in spring. Propagate by greenwood or semi-ripe cuttings in summer or by seed in autumn.

Delivery Date: 02 Feb 2018 (+/- 14days)
Plant Hardiness

How hardy are our plants?

All our plants have a guideline temperature for how well they will tolerate winter cold.

Fully hardy perennials will withstand temperatures down to -15 °C (5°F) and often lower.
Hardy perennials are happy down to at least -5°C (23°F)
Half hardy perennials can withstand down to around 0°C (32°F)
And Tender perennials may be damaged by temperatures below 5°C (41°F)

Please remember that temperatures can vary significantly within quite a small area, and hardiness can be affected by soil, position and other factors.
If in doubt please give us a call.

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"Thank you ladies for your beautiful plants.
Praise also, for the Bulrush Compost, of which I have purchased 8 bags during the past six months. It is superb and my garden has flourished.
Bless you,
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