Buddleia Pugster White® Description
You’ve probably never seen luxurious, massive white flowers like these on such a petite frame! Pugster White® only grows 2’ tall and 2-3’ wide, but its blooms are full-sized. Its stocky frame is built with sturdy stems, which are great for keeping it safe in winter and they make great cut flowers! But you won’t actually need to deadhead it at all for it to rebloom throughout summer and into fall. This tidy butterfly-attracting package is perfect for front of the border placement or it would perfectly complement other white flowers in a patio garden, where it's perfect for enjoying in the evening when it glows in the moonlight.Special features: Attracts butterflies, blooms first year, cold hardy, cut flower, drought tolerant, easy-care, fast-growing, fragrance, heat tolerant, attracts hummingbirds
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- Botanical name:
Buddleia Pugster White®
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- Zone: 5,6,7,8,9
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- Soil moisture:
Average to dry
- Height x width:
2' x 2-3'
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- Bloom season:
Accent, border, container gardening, cottage gardening, massing, small spaces
- Cannot ship to:
AK, HI, OR, WA
- Patent #:PP28,795
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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 do 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.
Winterizing: In fall, plants can be trimmed lightly if desired, but save major pruning for spring. Do not fertilize in fall, and 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.
ReviewsWrite a reviewWaste of moneyLaura | Jun 26, 2020All the plants in my shipment arrived in poor condition - and in very small pots. The description does say "starter quart", but the price is twice as much as you would pay for a 2.5qt pot at most nurseries (I did not realize how small starter quart is). On top of that, I don't think the plants are going to survive. Won't be ordering from here again.Owner Response: I see we received an email from you early June, we asked for pictures of any plants in question and once we receive the pictures we would gladly refund you. - As of today 7.31.20 we still have not received the pictures - Management