Caryopteris× Clandonensis profile

Written by Maggie

Dec 11 2020

Caryopteris× Clandonensis profile

Caryopteris× Clandonensis has poor soil tolerance and strong tillering ability.Branches purplish red, rounded, leaves lanceolate, margin serrate.It has certain cold resistance, light - loving, can be used as leaf - watching, flower - watching plants.It has a good color effect, a golden in spring and summer, a blue in autumn.Caryopteris× Clandonensis is suitable for piece planting in landscaping, do ribbon, hedge, ground can also be pruned into a ball, has a high ornamental value.

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Caryopteris× Clandonensis

Morphological characteristics of Caryopteris× Clandonensis

Caryopteris× Clandonensis is a garden cultivar.Deciduous shrubs, 50-60 cm tall, cylindrical branches.Leaves are opposite, ovate, 3-6 cm long, apical, base rounded, margin coarsely dentate.Leaf surface smooth, light yellow, back silvery hairy.Cymes are compact, axillary above branches, open from bottom to top;The calyx is campanulate, bilabial lobed, lower sepal large and finely lobed, stamen;Corolla, stamen, and pistil are pale blue, flowers purple, cymes, axillary, blue-purple, flowering in late summer and early autumn in the sparsely flowering season (July - September), lasting 2-3 months. 

Species: Caryopteris× Clandonensis is a perennial herbs, ca. 80 cm tall;Stems square, sparsely pilose or glabrous.The leaf blade is membranous, ovoid, ovate-lanceolate to oblong, 2-14 cm long, 1.2-5 cm wide, apically acuminate to caudate, base suborbicular or cuneate, trailing wing, margin coarsely dentate, sparsely pilose or abaxially densely hairy, lateral veins 3-5 pairs. The petiole is 0.5-2 cm long.

Inflorescences of dichasium are axillary, peduncle 2 -- 3 -- (11) cm, sparsely pilose, bracts lanceolate to linear;Calyx cup-shaped, pilose outside, 2-4 mm long, nearly doubled when bearing fruit, apically 5-lobed, lobed teeth triangular, ca. 0.6 -- 1 mm long;The corolla is purple or red, 1-2 cm long, sparsely hairy outside, larynx sparsely villous, apex 5-lobed, lobes entire, lower lip lobes larger, corolla tube about 1-1.5 cm long;Caryopteris× Clandonensis has 4tamens, with style extending out of corolla tube;The ovary is glabrous, with or without glandular spots.The capsule is dark brown, 4-valved, glabrous, wingless, reticulate.Flowering period is July to August, and fruiting period is August to September. 

Caryopteris× Clandonensis growth habit

Caryopteris× Clandonensis likes light and is also tolerant to half-shade, drought, heat and cold. It can survive in the open field safely in the area above -20℃.According to observation, the drier the weather is and the more intense the light is, the more golden the leaves are.If under the condition of semi-shading for a long time, the leaves are yellowish green.It is noteworthy that the root, the root neck and the adjacent branches of the cortex perishable Browning, causing plant death.Water less in the rainy season to prevent floods.Caryopteris× Clandonensis can grow normally under the condition of annual rainfall of 300-400mm, soil pH value of 9 and salt content of 0.3%, it is more tolerant to barren, and it can still grow well in the area of steep slope, heavy gravel and poor soil fertility. 

Caryopteris× Clandonensis

Caryopteris× Clandonensis Distribution  

Caryopteris× Clandonensis mainly grows in temperate coniferous broad-leaved mixed forest areas in North, Central, East and Northeast China (main cities: Harbin, Mudanjiang, Hegang, Jixi, Shuangyashan, Yichun, Jiamusi, Changchun, Siping, Yanji, Fushun, Tieling, Benxi)

North temperate Deciduous Broad-leaved forest area (main cities: Shenyang, Huludao, Dalian, Dandong, Anshan, Liaoyang, Jinzhou, Yingkou, Panjin, Beijing, Tianjin, Taiyuan, Linfen, Changzhi, Shijiazhuang, Qinhuangdao, Baoding, Tangshan, Handan, Xingtai, Chengde, Jinan, Dezhou, Yan 'an, Baoji, Tianshui).

Caryopteris× Clandonensis ornamental value

Caryopteris× Clandonensis is tolerant to drought, cold and extensive management. The more pruned the growing season, the more bright the yellow of the leaves becomes.Leaf view, garden use, single shape group, or with red berberis, cypress, cypress, small poplar group, yellow, red, green, color difference is bright, the group effect is excellent.Especially in the lawn, streamline large color block group, bright and eye-catching, often become the finishing pen in the greening effect.Caryopteris× Clandonensis can be a large area of color and basic cultivation, can be planted in the edge of the lawn, rockery, water side, roadside.Caryopteris× Clandonensis is a good color leaf tree species, is a good ornament in summer and autumn scenery material. 

Planting in the lawn edge, rockery and other garden pieces and roadside are very suitable, but also with the red berberis, rich rose and other combinations, planted into a variety of patterns of color, the effect is excellent.

Caryopteris× Clandonensis