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CARYOPTERIS x clandonensis 'Worcester Gold'

Commonly known as Blue beard, Blue spiraea

Golden foliage and bright blue flowers

  • Deciduous - ovate-lance-shaped, slightly toothed leaves to 5cm (2in) long.
  • Blue - lavender-blue.
  • Height - 1m (3ft)
  • Spread - 1.5m (5ft)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - mound-forming. Produces flowers in axillary or terminal cymes to 1cm (½in) across in late summer, early autumn
  • Hardy - average winter - Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Full sun - in colder climates grow against warm wall. Needs full sun for best leaf colour.
  • Additional Features - Good to know - wildlife plant - insects, butterflies.
  • Pests & Diseases - capsid bugs.
  • Place of origin - garden origin. UK. late 1970s. St John's Nurseries, Worcester.
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Is Scented Plant - Scented foliage
  • Soil Conditions - Medium to light, fertile, well drained soil
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly
  • Butterfly friendly
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1m (3ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1.5m (5ft)
 

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