Red Butte Photo of the Day 1.September.2009

Bluebeard

Bluebeard       Caryopteris x clandonensis

This compact cultivar produces dark purple-blue flowers that open the earliest out of all the Bluebeard cultivars. The flowers open late in the year on new growth.

Bluebeards do best when planted in average to rich, well drained soils in full sun to light shade.  Treat this shrub as an herbaceous perennial and cut it back in late winter or early spring.  Hardy to USDA Zone 5 and often self sow and are easy to root from softwood cuttings.

Plant this superb shrub in your garden to attract butterflies and other pollinators.


HOURS
Jan 2-Mar 31: 9 am-5 pm
April 1-30: 9 am-7:30pm
May 1-Aug 31: 9 am-9 pm*
Sept 1-30: 9 am-7:30 pm*
Oct 1-Dec 23: 9 am-5 pm

Closed Thanksgiving Day
and Dec 24-Jan 1

*Days when outdoor concerts are scheduled, hours are 9 am-5 pm.

Only Service Animals are allowed in the Garden

GENERAL ADMISSION

Members: Free
Adults (ages 18-64): $10
Seniors (ages 65+): $8
Military w/ID: $8
Children (ages 3-17): $6
Children (under 3): Free
U of U Faculty/Staff: $8
U of U Students: Free with valid ID

Groups (12 or more) $1 off ea. person

Enjoy half-price admission December, January, and February

CONTACT
(801)585-0556

LOCATION
300 Wakara Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
How to Get Here

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