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This standout plant reminds us of Russian sage (the two are great plant partners); it has scented, silvery-green foliage and clusters of violet-blue flowers in late summer and fall. We love the way this drought-resistant beauty adds a touch of no-care color to shrub borders when most other shrubs have finished.

Plant Name: Caryopteris selections

Growing Conditions: Full sun and well-drained soil

Size: To 4 feet tall and wide

Zones: 5-9

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