Caryopteris incana 'Sunshine Blue'
Description: A dense, mound-forming, deciduous shrub with bright yellow aromatic leaves all summer contrasting brilliantly with the amethyst blue flowers from late summer into autumn.
Climate/Position: Needs a sunny position and shelter in cold areas. Drought tolerant
Height/Spread: will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 0.4m after 5-10 years
Soil Requirements: Thrives in any moist well-drained soil. Intolerant of wet, poorly-drained soils.
Pruning: Every spring cut back to within two leaf-buds of the old growth to promote new shoots. Weak stems should be cut base to the base
Avoid wet soils and provide some shelter in coldest locations.
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This is an improvement on C. Worcester Gold as it is more bushy, deeper yellow leaves, and richer blue flowers.