Lil' Miss Sunshine™ Bluebeard

Caryopteris x clandonensis 'Janice' PP #22,160

Lil' Miss Sunshine Bluebeard is a new cross between Petit Bleu and Sunshine Blue that delivers the best attributes of both. This lovely plant has shiny yellow foliage that glows all season long and an abundance of blue flowers in late summer. The habit is neat and compact making it a great container plant and garden specimen.
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Full sun

Drought tolerant once established.

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Botanical Pronunciationkar-ee-OP-ter-iss klan-doh-NEN-sis
Average Size at MaturityReaches 30 to 36 inches tall and wide.
Bloom TimeLate summer into fall
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorBlue
Foliage ColorYellow
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth HabitRounded
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Waterwise, Compact Form
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsDrought tolerant once established.

Requires very little care. Prune to shape in spring, pruning down to where the new growth is sprouting. In Northern areas it may die completely to the ground. Tip die back is common after cold winters.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9

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