Blue Shadow' is a compact, slow growing, upright, deciduous shrub that features striking, glaucous, powder blue lea It typically grows to 4-6' tall and as wide over the first 10 years. Terminal, bottlebrush-like spikes (to 2 long) of tiny, apetulous, honey-scented, white flowers bloom for several weeks in early spring (April to early May). Flower colour comes from the showy stamens (white filaments and yellowish anthers). Leathery, broad-elliptic leaves (to 4 long) are a striking blue to blue-green throughout the growing season, changing in fall to outstanding and often brilliant shades of red, orange and yellow. Supplied in a 3 litre pot.