The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).
This plant is hardy in zones 5 - 9
Zones are based on the lowest average temperature an area is expected to receive during the winter. They are used to determine whether a plant is likely to be perennial in your area. If your zone is equal to or higher than the zone listed for the plant, it will be hardy for you and thrive in your climate.
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Enjoy cascades of purple blooms.
Inspired Violet™ butterfly bush is a full-sized variety with large purple blooms that point downward to form a floral cascade. This sun-loving shrub blooms all summer without deadheading and attracts butterflies and hummingbirds.
Top reasons to grow Inspired Violet butterfly bush:
- Large purple blooms all summer
- Big plant takes up a lot of space but is very low maintenance
- Attracts butterflies and hummingbirdsContinuous Bloom or RebloomerLong BloomingDeadheading Not NecessaryDrought TolerantAttracts:BeesButterfliesHummingbirdsResists:Deer
CharacteristicsPlant Type:ShrubShrub Type:DeciduousHeight Category:MediumGarden Height:48 - 120 InchesSpacing:48 - 120 InchesSpread:48 - 120 InchesFlower Colors:PurpleFoliage Colors:GreenFoliage Shade:GreenHabit:UprightContainer Role:Thriller
Plant NeedsLight Requirement:SunMaintenance Category:EasyBlooms On:New WoodBloom Time:Early SummerBloom Time:Mid SummerBloom Time:Late SummerHardiness Zones:5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9bWater Category:LowNeeds Good DrainageUses:LandscapeUses Notes:
This large plant makes a nice choice for a screen or hedge, providing coverage from summer through fall. It also makes a nice addition or backdrop to flower beds, mixed borders or perennial gardens.Inspired Violet™ Buddleia x 'ILVOargus2'