Miss Ruby Butterfly Bush

Buddleja 'Miss Ruby' PP #19,950; CPBR #3603

SKU
07440
This newer summer lilac is noted for its compact habit and remarkably vivid blooms. The distinctive magenta flowers are fragrant and more vibrant than any other Buddleja variety. Excellent used in perennial beds, wildlife gardens and mixed borders. Non-invasive.
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Requires regular watering. Drought tolerant once established.

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Botanical PronunciationBUD-lee-uh
Average Size at MaturityReaches 4 to 5 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPurplish-pink
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean
Growth HabitRounded
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseContainer, Mass Planting, Specimen, Cutting Garden, Wildlife Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Dense Habit, Bird Friendly, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsRequires regular watering. Drought tolerant once established.

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: 5-9

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