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Lo & Behold® 'Blue Chip Jr.' Butterfly bush
Buddleia

  • Exposure
    • Sun
  • Season
    • Summer
    • Fall
  • Mature Size
    • 20 - 28
Programs
New Plant
Proven Winners
Proven Winners
Lo & Behold® 'Blue Chip Jr.' Butterfly bush Buddleia
Sun 20 - 28

Features

Compact; reblooming; non-invasive; drought-tolerant

Fragrant Flower
Continuous Bloom or Rebloomer
Long Blooming
Deadheading Not Necessary
Drought Tolerant
Attracts: 
Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resists: 
Deer
Small or Minature

Characteristics

Duration: 
Shrub
Shrub Type: 
Deciduous
Height Category: 
Short
Garden Height: 
20 - 28 Inches
Scape Height: 
20 - 28
Spacing: 
20 - 32 Inches
Spread: 
20 - 28 Inches
Flower Colors: 
Blue
Flower Colors: 
Purple
Foliage Colors: 
Green
Foliage Shade: 
silver-green flowers
Habit: 
Mounded
Container Role: 
Thriller

Plant Needs

Light Requirement: 
Sun
Maintenance Category: 
Easy
Blooms On: 
New Wood
Bloom Time: 
Summer
Hardiness Zones: 
5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
Heat Zones: 
9
Water Category: 
Low
Uses: 
Border Plant
Uses: 
Container
Uses: 
Edging Plant
Uses: 
Groundcover
Uses: 
Landscape
Uses: 
Mass Planting
Uses Notes: 

Hedges; mass plantings; perennial gardens; mixed borders

Maintenance Notes: 

Best in well-drained soils. Pruning is generally not needed, but may be shaped in spring. Apply a controlled release fertilizer in spring.

The next generation of Lo & Behold® 'Blue Chip' butterfly bush, young Junior is smaller, less brittle, and has attractive silver-green leaves. Great for mass plantings, containers or mixed into perennial gardens. This charmer flowers from mid-summer to frost. Available at better garden centers Spring 2015.

Lo & Behold® 'Blue Chip Jr.' Buddleia USPPAF, Can PBRAF
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