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. ... additional info

 

Sumac - Smooth The Smooth Sumac, Rhus glabra, is a shade-intolerant pioneer on heavily disturbed sites, and is particularly common along road and railroad rights-of-way. Usually in clumps of several to many individuals in a clone, rarely more than 25 stems in one clone. Smooth sumac is a short-lived pioneer, which reproduces clonally via root suckers. Seed production is moderately abundant, and seeds are dispersed by birds. Growth is rapid. Fruit is important as winter bird food. This is an important deer browse species. It is especially useful in attracting birds to naturalized yards.

Bluebeard - Dark Knight