Boone County Arboretum
9190 Camp Ernst Road
Union, Kentucky 41091
Phone: (859) 384-4999
Fax: (859) 384-6888

Open Daily
Dawn - Dusk
Free Admission

Join Our Email List

Contact Us

Information on invasive species

Emerald Ash Borer Information

Horticutural Links

Donate to the Boone County Arboretum

Boone County Arboretum

Promote Your Page Too

Employee Login

Cultural Details for Caryopteris x clandonensis 'Dark Knight'

Common Name:
Dark Knight Bluebeard

Growth Rate:

Average Mature Height:

Average Mature Width:

Flower Details:
Deep blue-purple flowers in late summer, borne in small cymes from the axils of the uppermost leaves.

Fruit Details:
Off-white, papery fruit remain after the flowers fade, can be attractive in winter.

Fall Color:

Bark Details:
Slender, 4-sided, pubescent, grayish green, nodes flattened.

Disease / Insect Problems or Resistance:

Native Habitat:

Other Features:

Culture and Care:
Prefers a loose, loamy soil and full sun.

This plant was blooming:

Plantings of this cultivar at Boone County Arboretum:
Bed 114

    The information on this page may have come from one or more of the following sources:
  • Dirr, Michael. Manual of Woody Landscape Plants. Stipes Publishing. 1998.
  • Hightshoe, Gary L. Native Trees, Shrubs, and Vines for Urban and Rural America. John Wiley & Sons. 1988.
  • North Carolina Extension Plant Fact Sheets.
  • University of Connecticut Plant Database.