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Beyond Midnight® Bluebeard

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  • USDA Hardiness Zones 5-9
  • Height 2-2.5 Feet Tall
  • Spread 2-2.5 Feet Wide
  • Light Requirement is Full Sun

Beyond Midnight Bluebeard is a drought-tolerant ball of deep blue color. Also called Caryopteris x clandonensis, this shrub packs all the benefits of caryopteris plants but with dark green and glossy foliage, brighter blue flowers and a compact growth. The blooms attract bees, butterflies and hummingbirds and they last on the shrub from late summer through early fall. Caryopteris shrubs also love heat and sun, so this is an ideal plant for easy care, bright blue color and to bring pollinators to your garden.

The compact Beyond Midnight Bluebeard grows to only about two-and-a-half feet high and wide in a nice mounded shape. So, you also can place this stunner in the center of a container where its deep blue blooms complement low-growing white or yellow flowers. Or feature one or more of these shrubs in a garden bed near taller plants. They also work well in borders of garden beds or at the corner of a sidewalk, where they really stand out.

Beyond Midnight Bluebeard Care

If you live in zones 5 through 9, you can enjoy Beyond Midnight Bluebeard as a hardy perennial. Just give the plant full sun and plant it in soil that drains well. Once the shrub matures, you will seldom or never have to water it. Care of this caryopteris is easy. Just prune it each spring down to where new leaves are greening up.

Beyond Midnight Bluebeard Spacing

If planting several Beyond Midnight Bluebeard shrubs in a garden bed or border, be sure to space the plants nearly 3 feet apart from one center to another. This gives them plenty of room to reach their mature size.

Interesting Fact - Caryopteris is also known as blue mist spirea even though it isn't remotely related.

Beyond Midnight Bluebeard Plant Facts

USDA Hardiness Zones: 5-9
Flower Color(s): Blue
Bloom Period: Summer to Fall
Foliage Color(s): Green
Light Exposure: Full Sun
Height Class: Short
Height: 2-2.5 Feet
Spread: 2-2.5 Feet
Spacing: 2-3 Feet
Habit: Mounded
Blooms On: New Wood
Watering: Low
Shrub Type: Deciduous
Scientific Name: Beyond Midnight® Caryopteris x clandonensis 'CT-9-12' USPP 27,426
Common Name: Beyond Midnight® Bluebeard
Other Name(s): Blue Spirea; Blue Mist
Brand: Proven Winners ColorChoice®
Drought Tolerant: Yes
Features: Heat Tolerant; Fall Interest; Deadheading Not Necessary; Long Blooming
Attracts: Hummbingbirds, Butterflies & Bees

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Plant Addict Guarantee (Included On All Plant Orders)

Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.

For information on how to care for you new plant please check out our guide. Guide: How to Care for Your New Plant(s)

Plant Addicts Warranty - 1 Year (Extra Purchase Required)

We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty whether you’re new or an expert. There are many variables outside our control and yours that can cause the demise of your plant(s). Examples would be hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, disease, insects & many other factors. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all the unknowns and will replace your plant if it moves on to the plant afterlife.

The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.

For more information, please go to our Shipping & Returns page at the bottom of the website.

Guide: How to Care for Your New Plant(s)

Planter Shipping

Standard Colors: 2-3 business days

Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice

Please Note: On special orders there can not be any cancellations

Plant Shipping

Time of Order:

Summer Shipping

  • If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.  
    • We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location

Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.

It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.

9 Reviews - Beyond Midnight® Bluebeard Show Reviews

  • 4
    Time will tell!

    Posted by Diann Taylor on May 18th 2021

    Received my order from fedex.. upside down

  • 3

    Posted by Customer on Sep 19th 2020

    We looked all over for spirea, and found it with you guys. Two of the five right looking quite bedraggled and weak. Hope they survive! We planted them right away.

  • 5
    Beyond midnight...

    Posted by Patti Oconnor on Jul 25th 2020

    Came as promised and in excellent condition.Looking forward to their maturity! I am impressed with the quality of Plant Addicts,they are my go to for plant shopping.

  • 5

    Posted by Ralph Fitzpatrick on Jul 25th 2020

    Delivery was slow because of COVID-19, but the plants arrived in good shape and in good health. Packaging was sufficient. I recommend this company.

  • 2
    So small.

    Posted by Elizabeth Phillips on Jul 5th 2020

    I wasn’t expecting them to be large because of the size of the container but these were very small. I will have to let them continue to grow before I can plant them.

  • 3
    Ask me in 30 days!

    Posted by Linda Tisdale on Jun 17th 2020

    Plants arrived in good shape and were packaged well. I was a a bit disappointed in how small they were - baby bluebeards! But I have read about these plants and had not been able to find them locally. Delivery was long - 5 weeks. But overall I am happy with the condition of the plants that arrived. Ask me in 30 days how they look!! Keeping my fingers crossed they will be as beautiful as advertised

  • 5

    Posted by Customer on Jun 13th 2020

    I ordered my plants a while ago and due to back order I just received them about a week ago. I ordered beyond midnight Bluebeard and a black lace elderberry. The Bluebeard was in great shape upon arrival albeit a little smaller than I had anticipated but is thriving well! The black lace arrived in poor state with a broken main stem and the roots were out of the dirt. I followed the directions and planted him anyway hoping he will pull through. I snapped a picture on how it arrived (and this was much smaller than I anticipated especially after removing the damaged stems) and sent an email to customer service. I have to say...they got 5 stars because of their customer service and I was very appreciative on how they handled it. I'm hoping for the best for my little plants and I'm excited to nurture them and see them grow. I would absolutely order from here again.

  • 5

    Posted by Jan Short on May 22nd 2020

    Just got my order. they were well packed band look great. Thanks so much

  • 5

    Posted by Customer on May 17th 2020

    Very pleased with the 2 plants that were ordered. Arrived in perfect condition and ready for planting. Ordering was a very easy process.