First Editions® Sapphire Surf™ Bluebeard

First Editions® Sapphire Surf™ Bluebeard

Caryopteris x clandonensis 'Blauer Splatz'


$24.95
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Sapphire Surf ™ Is a wave of incredible blooms that cascades to the ground with a rush of color. Each cluster of azure blooms makes an impressive display in borders and containers. Another boon of this variety is its compact size which makes this color-drenched perennial shrub all the more versatile. This sparkling gem is a surefire lure for butterflies and of course plenty of admiring human attention as well! The blooms last from late summer into fall, but even before they swell up into a wall of rich indigo the foliage is attractive and fragrant enough to keep you satisfied.

For best effect plant Sapphire Surf™ in well drained soil that gets full sunlight and give 3 to 4 feet between plants. Zones 5 to 9.

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Bluebeard Surf excited
USmade from SC wrote (April 15, 2015):
I ordered 3, they were all in good condition with healthy root systems. I'm so excited and I'm waiting for their growth, the blue will be so pretty in the garden!
Caryopteris
Blue Mist Shrub

Planting:

Plant 2 to 3 feet apart, in a loose, well-drained sandy loam well-supplemented with organic matter. Performs best in full sun.


Maintenance:

These plants will flower on the current year’s wood. Normally northern winter kills them back; prune back to live wood in early spring, before growth starts.


Zones:

Zones 5 to 8.

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Tips for gardening in particularly hot, dry climates:


1. Water with a drip system whenever possible – soak the bed slowly and thoroughly to a depth of 10" to 12".

2. Watering deeply every 3 to 5 days is preferable to a shallow daily watering.

3. Water in the early morning, so foliage has time to dry.

4. Add a 2- to 3-inch layer of mulch or similar material to aid in water retention and help keep the roots cool during hot weather.