Pugster White® Dwarf Butterfly Bush

Buddleja davidii 'SMNBDW' PP #28,795; CPBRAF

SKU
42423
Large, dense, fragrant, exquisite, crisp white flower panicles on a tidy, compact plant. Provides continuous summer color well into fall. A prolific bloomer without deadheading - perfect carefree summer blooming specimen for warm, sunny, small gardens and containers. Thick stems provide better winter hardiness for a dwarf form. Deciduous.
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Botanical PronunciationBUD-lee-uh da-VID-ee-eye
LorePugster White® Dwarf Summer Lilac; pugster_white_butterfly_bush_closeup; summer lilac; nectar bush;
Average Size at MaturityQuickly reaches 2 ft. tall, 2 to 3 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer through Fall
Design IdeasDwarf butterfly bush is perfect for bringing butterflies into the garden and up close to the house. Use in side yards where flowers are held up at window level. Ideal choice for breaking up long runs of fence. Particularly attractive along picket fences and lattice where airy open character is a good fit. Fast growth is a super filler for newly constructed home sites. An essential in the wildlife and habitat garden. A casual cottage and country garden performer with bonus of butterflies at bloom time for family fun. The snow-white flowers catch the moonlight and will brighten a night garden, while providing sweet nectar for lacewings and other beneficial night feeders.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth HabitCompact, Rounded
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Mass Planting, Specimen, Cutting Garden, Urban Garden, Small Spaces
Light NeedsFull sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Dense Habit, Dwarf Plant, Easy Care, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Fast Growing
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsConeflower (Echinacea); Butterfly Weed (Asclepias); Salvia (Salvia); Bee Balm (Monarda); Russian Sage (Perovskia)

Prefers well-drained, fertile soil. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Remove spent blooms for a tidy appearance. 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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