Bluebeard (Caryopteris x clandonensis 'Gold Giant') in the Bluebeards Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6a -23.3 °C (-10 °F) to -20.6 °C (-5 °F)
Plant Height: 24 inches
Plant Spread: 30 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Deciduous
Fragrant
Other: Bright, golden leaves don't fade out in summer.
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Blooms on new wood
Other: may need to be hard pruned in spring in areas with severe winters.
Flower Color: Blue
Other: Deep-blue
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Division
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: PP22,175
Parentage: Worcester Gold x Worcester Gold

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