Sign up for free

"Just want to say how much your site is appreciated in my design practice."

– Julia Fogg , Landscape Architect, Lecturer + Studio Tutor

Caryopteris x clandonensis 'Hint of Gold' (Bluebeard 'Hint of Gold')

Skill rating
Beginner
skill rating
Maintenance level
1 hour care
per year
Ultimate height
1m
Max height
Ultimate spread
1m
Max spread
Time to maturity
5-10 years
To maturity

Botanical name: Caryopteris x clandonensis 'Hint of Gold'

Other names: Blue mist spirea 'Hint of Gold', Blue mist shrub 'Hint of Gold', Caryopteris x clandonensis 'Lisaura', Bluebeard 'Hint of Gold'

Genus: Caryopteris

Variety or Cultivar: 'Hint of Gold' _ 'Hint of Gold' is a bushy, rounded, deciduous shrub bearing ovate to elliptic, toothed, veined, golden-yellow to yellow-green leaves with bright green margins and clusters of deep blue flowers in late summer and early autumn.


Caryopteris x clandonensis 'Hint of Gold' is: Deciduous

Flower: Dark-blue in Summer; Dark-blue in Autumn

Foliage: Yellow-green, Variegated, Golden-yellow, Bright-green in Spring; Bright-green, Yellow-green, Variegated, Golden-yellow in Summer; Golden-yellow, Bright-green, Yellow-green, Variegated in Autumn

Fragrance: Aromatic foliage, whichs looks good from spring onwards.

Habit: Bushy, Rounded

Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Watch out for

Specific pests: Capsid bug , Mealybugs

Diseases: Generally disease free.

General care

Pruning: Pruning group 6. Weak stems should be cut to the base.. REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Softwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...


Sign up for your FREE ACCOUNT today or login to receive detailed monthly care instructions

Caryopteris x clandonensis 'Hint of Gold' (Bluebeard 'Hint of Gold') will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 1m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses: Banks and Slopes, Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Drought Tolerant, Gravel, Low Maintenance, Wallside and trellises

Cultivation: Grow in moderately fertile, well-drained soil in a sheltered, sunny position. Heat tolerant. Fairly drought tolerant once established. Best planted against a warm, sunny wall in areas with cold winters. Protect with a dry winter mulch.

Soil type: Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun

Aspect: South, West

Exposure: Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


Use My Plant Check to see if this plant is a good match for your garden

In order to add a note on this plant, please add this plant to your plant lists.

Close panel
In progress indicator
Full size image
In progress indicator
Caption

Caption

Cancel and close this form
Suitable for your garden?
In progress indicator
This plant likes... Garden match
Soil types: Chalky, Loamy, Sandy Tell us...
Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained Tell us...
Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral Tell us...
Light: Full Sun Tell us...
Aspect: South, West Tell us...
Exposure: Sheltered Tell us...
Hardiness: Hardy (H4) Tell us...

DISCUSS THIS PLANT

To add a comment, ask a question and read all discussions about this plant...

Join shoot's community

GARDENS WITH THIS PLANT

There are 2 members with Caryopteris x clandonensis 'Hint of Gold' (Bluebeard 'Hint of Gold') in their garden.

To view all members' gardens with this plant...

Join shoot's community

YOU MIGHT LIKE...

Caryopteris Summer Sorbet
£ 7.99
Holcus Mollis 'Albovariegatus', 2l, Variegated Soft Grass, Grass,
£ 4.40
£4.08
Geranium Nodosum, 1l, Cranesbill, Perennial,
£ 6.74
£6.25
Leycesteria Formosa 'Golden Lanterns', 3l, Himalayan Honeysuckle, Shrub,
£ 12.50
£11.58
Escallonia 'Red Carpet'
£ 6.20
£5.75

Report content or feedback to Shoot

To add ? to your lists,
login to your account or subscribe.

Sign up for free

Find out more about plant lists here

or Login


To check if this plant is suitable for your garden first login to your account or subscribe.

Sign up for free

or Login