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 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 2-2.5 feet
Plant Spread: 2-2.5 feet
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Deciduous
Fragrant
Other: Golden, ovate to lance-shaped leaves (to 1.5" long).
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Blooms on new wood
Flower Color: Blue
Other: Light lavender-blue
Flower Time: Late summer or early fall
Fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Division
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Child plants: one child plant

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Common names
  • Bluebeard
  • Blue Mist Spiraea

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Location: In my garden in Oklahoma City, OK
Date: August, 2006
'Worcester Gold' Caryopteris and Monarch
Location: in my garden in Oklahoma City
Date: 2020-09-10
Caryopteris x clandonensis 'Worcester Gold'
Location: in my garden in Oklahoma City
Date: 2020-09-10
Caryopteris x clandonensis 'Worcester Gold'
Location: Hamilton Square Perennial Garden, Historic City Cemetery, Sacramento CA.
Date: 2014-06-02

Photo Courtesy of Secret Garden Growers.
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Location: Hamilton Square perennial garden Historic City Cemetery, Sacramento CA.
Date: 2014-03-18
Two year old volunteer.

Photo courtesy of Joy Creek Nursery
Location: Hamilton Square Perennial Garden, Historic City Cemetery, Sacramento CA.
Date: 2014-06-06
Mature plant just breaking bud.
Location: Concord, NC zone 7
Date: 2017-04-15
Location: in my garden in Oklahoma City
Date: 2020-09-10
Caryopteris x clandonensis 'Worcester Gold'
Location: in my garden in Oklahoma City
Date: 2020-09-10
Caryopteris x clandonensis 'Worcester Gold'
Location: in my garden in Oklahoma City
Date: 2020-09-10
Caryopteris x clandonensis 'Worcester Gold'
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