Zenobia pulverulenta 'Blue Skies'
  • Zenobia pulverulenta 'Blue Skies'

Zenobia pulverulenta 'Blue Skies'

£22.50

A handsome, semi-evergreen shrub native to the eastern United States, Zenobia is one of the most beautiful and neglected of early summer flowering shrubs.

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A handsome, semi-evergreen shrub native to the eastern United States, Zenobia is one of the most beautiful and neglected of early summer flowering shrubs. Zenobia pulverulenta 'Blue Skies' has clear silvery-blue young leaves turning greenish-blue as they age and masses of delightful bell-shaped, pure-white flowers in early to mid summer.

An unusual and eye-catching garden plant, best suited to a garden with acid soil. Zenobia pulverulenta 'Blue Skies' can also be grown very successfully in a large container.


  • Position: Partial shade.
  • Soil: Moist yet well drained, acid soil.
  • Hardiness: Somewhat hardy. May require shelter from cold winter winds and protection in severe winter weather.
  • Flowering Period: May
  • Rate of Growth: Slow. 
  • Habit: Zenobia pulverulenta 'Blue Skies' grows to be a small branching shrub.
    • Height: 1.5 m (5 ft).
    • Spread: 1.5 m (5 ft).
  • Notes: Please be aware that although we usually guarantee plants for a year after purchase, we will NOT replace a Zenobia pulverulenta 'Blue Skies' which is damaged or killed by winter cold.
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Data sheet

How Much Sun
Partial or Dappled Shade
Mature Size
Shrub - Small (under 5 ft)
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Acid, Soil Type: Damp / Wet, Special: Coastal Areas
Special Features
Evergreen, Flowering in Summer, To grow in a pot, Honey Fungus Resistant, Leaf Colour - Blue/Silver

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