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Pugster Blue® Butterfly Bush

Description

  • Lavish and plump true-blue flowers. 
  • Non-stop fragrant blooms up to 5+ months.
  • Improved hardiness & winter survival.
  • Drought & deer proof.
  • Zones 5-9, sun, 2' tall x 3' wide at maturity.
Zone 5-9
Light sun
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Description Attract a plethora of pollinators with Pugster Blue® buddleia's plump, honey-scented blooms! No need to sacrifice big blooms for a space-saving shrub, this dwarf buddleia pumps out full-sized flowers without taking up too much space in your garden. Hard-to-find true blue color make this shrub a sight to see! But the real show starts when butterflies and hummingbirds flock to your garden to visit your buddleia. Drought tolerant, improved winter hardiness, and no need to deadhead, this shrub doesn't require much other than a sunny spot to call home. Plant easy-care Pugster Blue®, then sit back and enjoy its abundant, long-blooming flowers all summer long Details Botanical name: Buddleia x 'SMNBDBT'
Patent #: USPP 28,794
Common name: Butterfly bush
Zone: 5 - 9
Sun exposure: Full sun (6+ hours sun)
Height x width: 2' x 2-3'
Flower color: Blue
Foliage color: Green
Season of Interest: Summer-fall
Uses: Accent, Border, Container gardening, Cottage gardening, Massing, Small spaces, Pollinator Gardens.
How To Grow Soil: Butterfly bushes require very well-drained, even dry, soils. Do not amend or add anything to the soil at planting time, as this can cause serious drainage problems. In clay soil, plant butterfly bush, so they are slightly above, rather than even with, the soil.
Light: Full sun - at least six hours of bright sun each day is necessary for healthy plants and abundant blooms.
Water: Low to average watering; soil can even be dry once established. Butterfly bush does not tolerate wet conditions for any period of time.
Spacing: 3 to 4 feet
Fertilizing: Little needed; if desired, apply a granular rose or garden fertilizer in early spring. Do not fertilize in fall.
Winterizing: In fall, plants can be trimmed lightly if desired but save major pruning for spring. If mulching, do not apply heavily at the base of the plant.
Maintenance & Pruning: Butterfly bushes are best pruned in spring, once the new growth has begun to emerge. At that point, cut just above where big, healthy buds appear. Give butterfly bushes plenty of time to emerge in spring, especially in colder climates - this may take several weeks, even if other plants in your yard are already leafing out.

Customer Reviews

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B. (Texas)
Pleased

Beautiful plants, bought 2. Growing very well.

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A.S.
Inconsistent sizes but both vigorous

I ordered two of these in spring 2022 and when they arrived, one was double the size of the other one shipped. This looks awkward as they are planted this year, but I know they will both be the same next year and I am willing to wait for that. They both were nicely leafed out and as of today, around 6 weeks from receipt, they are developing their flower clusters. I am looking forward to seeing them in bloom, especially since they are still not even available in person at my local garden centers. That is why i rely on GGP to be able to get the plants I really want as opposed to settling for the ones locally available.

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P.H. (Ohio)
Pugster beauty!

My bushes arrived so healthy, they are blooming now! Great deep,purple color, I love them.

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susan s. (New York)
promisong little shrub

Plant arrived in very healthy condition. It actually flowered a few days ago. Hopefully it will grow into a compact flowering shrub that is attractive to butterflies and other insects.

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j.w. (Michigan)

The original shipment was replaced (no questions asked) because of a surprise killing frost. Replacents healthy and beautifully flowered.