|False Blue Spirea|
|Sun Requirements:||Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
|Minimum cold hardiness:||Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
|Plant Height:||2-3 feet|
|Plant Spread:||2-3 feet|
|Leaves:||Unusual foliage color
Other: Bright golden yellow leaves with mint-green margins. Some leaves have more gold coloring than others, but the bottom line is that the variegated foliage is superb and lasts well throughout the summer.
Blooms on new wood
Other: Blooms on current season's growth and may need to be hard pruned in spring in areas with severe winters.
|Flower Time:||Late summer or early fall
|Propagation: Other methods:||Cuttings: Stem
|Containers:||Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
|Miscellaneous:||Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: PBR25,088; PP20,608
|Awards and Recognitions:||RHS AGM
|Parentage:||Caryopteris incana X Gold Seedling|
|Posted by SCButtercup (Simpsonville SC - Zone 7b) on Aug 28, 2014 5:17 AM
Lovely color and excellent little shrub, but so slow-growing. It was given to me as a winter-sown seedling a couple of inches tall two years ago, and it still is less than a foot tall. Looks healthy and I will just wait. It is pleasant and I love the chartreuse foliage.
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