Bluebeard (Caryopteris x clandonensis 'Worcester Gold') 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 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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