So Many Blooms, It’s Like a Ball of Blue! Beyond Midnight Bluebeard is a lovely shrub, with a rounded nature and deep green coloring. However its true value is seen as the season progresses. Long stems shoot up above the glossy, dark-green foliage in late summer, clothed in a multitude of delicate, deep-blue blossoms. The shrub is so populated with the long wands of dark blue color that it has the effect of turning the vibrant green shrub into a veritable “ball of blue” in the landscape. The remarkable flowers last into fall, providing a lively show at a time when other plants are fading. Beyond Midnight isn’t just a pretty face however. It’s also beloved by butterflies, bees and hummingbirds who are sure to appreciate its presence in your yard, and the late season nourishment it provides. Your Beyond Midnight Bluebeard, aryopteris x clandonensis ‘CT-9-12’, is a deciduous, ornamental shrub that will grow about 30 inches tall with a 36 inch spread. It has a compact form and dense nature. Beyond Midnight is adaptive to a variety of soils, salt tolerant and drought resistant once established. Even though wildlife love it, destructive deer will pass it by. Beyond Midnight Bluebeard would look great in a mixed border, or when used as a bright accent in your perennial bed. Beyond Midnight is even small and hardy enough to use in containers, where its versatile nature is even more pronounced as you can easily move them from patio to pool-side. Attractive blue flowers on a robust, hardy shrub makes Beyond Midnight Bluebeard a prime pick for your yard this year. * Fragrant, Blue flowers* Adaptive to a variety of soils* Works well in containers* Works well as cut flower.
Swells of Ocean-blue Flowers All Summer and Fall! You definitely want to catch this wave! Sapphire Surf Bluebeard (Caryopteris x clandonensis ‘Blauer Splatz’) is a bright new introduction from First Edition Plants that will turn your garden on its head this year! Sapphire Surf requires very little care for it to produce its striking purple-blue flowers from top to bottom in late summer and throughout fall when there are very few other plants blooming. It is very compact and looks fantastic when massed. Plant it in place of fickle lavender for equally beautiful borders and paths. Groups of Sapphire Surf tucked into a border of yellow or pink flowers creates a stunning summer display that you – and you neighbors – won’t soon forget. In spring, cut your Sapphire Surf down to the ground and watch it shoot up new growth each year. It blooms on the new growth so this pruning makes it stronger every year. It will totally liven up your garden – not just with its cowabunga color and flowers, but because it attracts bees, butterflies and other beneficial insects by droves! A truly beautiful plant, Sapphire Surf will thrill you in your border, in pots or in perennial beds. Low maintenance, deer-resistant and beautiful. What more could you ask for in a garden flower! You will love this plant. Order yours from us today! * Bountiful blue flowers in the fall* Super easy care* Great in containers.