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'
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: Variegated, Golden-yellow, Bright-green, Yellow-green in Spring; Yellow-green, Variegated, Golden-yellow, Bright-green in Summer; Yellow-green, Variegated, Golden-yellow, Bright-green in Autumn
Fragrance: Aromatic foliage, whichs looks good from spring onwards.
Habit: Bushy, Rounded
Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Diseases: Generally disease free.
Pruning: Pruning group 6. Weak stems should be cut to the base.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Softwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...
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
Hardiness: Hardy (H4)
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