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Plant Information

Taxonomic Name: Caryopteris cv. Worcester Gold
Common Name: Bluebeard
Type: Deciduous shrub
Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Bloom Time: July to September
Height: 24-30 inches
Light Requirements: Full sun
Soil Conditions: Tolerates periodic drought, Average well-drained soil, Tolerates periodic moisture
Flower Color: Blue
Wildlife: Butterflies, Bees
Special Characteristics:
  • Low mounded deciduous shrub that can be treated as a perennial by cutting it down to 6 inches annually in early spring
  • Fragrant blue flowers bloom on new growth in mid summer
  • Chartreuse foliage with purple stems