Scientific Name : Caryopteris hybrida
Common Name : Bluebeard
Hardiness Zone : 6a - 9a
Hardiness Degree : 0°F (-18°C)
Blooming Season : Autumn, Late Summer
Plant Habit : Mounded
Characteristics : Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Colorful/Attractive Foliage
Water : Light
Fertilizer : Once a month
Spacing : 36 - 48" (91 - 122cm)
Height : 28 - 36" (71 - 91cm)
Width : 24 - 30" (61 - 76cm)
Exposure : Partial Sun, Sun
General Information : Beautiful golden leaves in Spring and Summer, accented by blue flowers in late Summer and Fall.
Idea & Tips : Prefers evenly moist, well-drained, slightly acidic soils. Tolerates drier soils once established.
- Shows beautiful golden foliage in Spring and Summer, accented by blue flowers in late Summer and Fall.
- Features a mounded habit and broad leaves.
- Will not fade in intense sunlight.
- Ideal for 2.5-qt. pot size.
Protection Information : EU PBRAF; PPAF
(Flowering Only License)
Breeder : Darwin Perennials
EC 0.75-0.80 mmhos/pH 5.8-6.2
1,000-3,000 ppm IBA
Low to moderate
50-75 ppm N
Pinch once in the liner stage.
35-42 days after sticking
Nights: 55 to 65°F (13 to 18°C) Days: 65 to 75°F (18 to 24°C)
5,000 to 8,000
Long day obligate
Allow media to dry regularly between watering.
Use a balanced fertilizer at a rate of 125 to 150 ppm.
One pinch, two to three weeks after transplant.
PGRs generally not needed
Thrips, Spider mites
Rooted: 12-14 wks
Rooted: 14 wks
August to October
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