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Flutterby Petite® Blue Heaven Butterfly Bush

Buddleja x 'Podaras #8' PP #22069

SKU
40125
Beautiful violet-blue flower clusters accented by fuzzy silver-green foliage on a compact grower with a mounded, spreading form. Blooms continuously from summer until frost. An excellent deer resistant, non-invasive, and waterwise shrub for mass plantings, or accenting sunny beds and borders. Deciduous.
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Water when top 3 inches of soil is dry.

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Botanical PronunciationBUD-lee-uh
Average Size at MaturityFast growing; reaches 24 to 30 in. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeLate Spring into Early Fall
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeFragrant, Long Bloom Season, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorViolet-blue
Foliage ColorSilver-green
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Hedge
Light NeedsFull sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care, Waterwise, Fast Growing, Compact Form
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsWater when top 3 inches of soil is dry.
Companion PlantsBee Balm (Monarda); Coneflower (Echinacea); Butterfly Weed (Asclepias); Salvia (Salvia); Trumpet Vine (Campsis)

Prefers well-drained, fertile soil. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Clip spent flowers to promote continued bloom. May die to the ground in colder zones, regrowing from the roots in spring. Elsewhere, prune in late fall or early spring. Feed in spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-10

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