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Caryopteris x clandonensis 'Worcester Gold'
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common name: Blue spirea, Bluebeard
growth habit: rounded
leaf colour: yellow
flower colour: blue
main season: Autumn
dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 9
Greenish yellow leaves contrasting with the bright blue flowers.
Needs sun and a well drained soil. In cold areas grow in a protected south facing position. Prune back to 15cm in early spring.
By soft-wood cuttings in early summer or semi-ripe cuttings in late summer.
Distinctive colouring but not to everyone's taste.