Bluebeard - Dark Knight

Backyard Garden shrubs  


Bluebeard - Dark Knight

The Bluebeard 'Dark Knight', Caryopteris x clandonensis 'Dark Knight', is a mounding deciduous broadleaf shrub. It is drought tolerant. It displays compact, green leaves. Spectacular deep blue flowers appear in mid-summer. Cut back after bloom for repeat bloom. This is a relatively small shrub that will die back to the ground during the winter and regrow in the spring. ... more information

 

Mountain Laurel Its natural beauty in a woodland setting is a spring delight. As a result of years of hybridizing and research there are over 80 known varieties. It grows upright and has beautiful tough glossy foliage. The buds progress into dainty candy like flowers in the spring (May though July). The plants are striking in the contrast between the buds and flowers. This plant can withstand below zero temperatures and it is sun loving. However, the root systems are fine and shallow. To ensure that the Mountain Laurel you choose flourishes in your garden here are some tips: Plant high and mulch well. Provide shade for the roots with companion plants or with mulch. Water often during growth periods, do not let the plant dry out.

Bluebeard - Dark Knight