Caryopteris incana 'Jason'

Sunshine Blue® Golden Bluebeard

Deciduous Perennial, Shrub

Bright golden foliage is accented by stunning deep blue flowers, late summer through fall. This easy-care, drought-tolerant, deer-resistant deciduous shrub is a magnet for bees and butterflies.

Growing Conditions

Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8

Exposure: Part Sun, Afternoon Sun

Water Needs: Drought-tolerant, Low, Regular / Even


Size: 24 - 48 tall x 24 - 36 wide
Shape / Form: Mounding, Rounded
Foliage Texture: Fine
Foliage Quality: Fine

Features: Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Drought-tolerant / Water wise, Attractive Foliage, Flowers, Long Blooming, Attracts Hummingbirds, Fragrant

Foliage Color: Gold, Yellow / Gold

Flower Color: Blue
Bloom Season: Aug, Sep, Oct, Summer, Fall, Jul
Flower Shape: Cluster

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Banks and Slopes, Beds and Borders, Hedges and Screens, Hell Strip, Mixed Border, Small Gardens
Special Situations: Deer Resistant, Low Water / No Water
Wildlife: Bees, Butterflies, Deer Resistant

More Design Considerations

Season of Interest: Summer, Fall, Pleasing Seasonal Changes, Late Spring / Early Summer, Three Seasons of Interest
Position / Role: mid-plane filler
Collections: Great Plant Pick, Plants That Earn Their Keep

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: low, medium

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