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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Finally - a butterfly bush with the neat habit of the Lo & Behold series, with the jaw-dropping color intensity of the "Miss" series! Lo & Behold Ruby Chip™ butterfly bush brings together the best of both, with a tidy 2.5'/.76m size and dozens of magenta-ruby flower spikes. Fragrant and long-blooming, it keeps putting out fresh flowers without the need to deadhead (i.e., remove old brown flowers). Perfect for flower gardens or landscapes.
Top reasons to grow Lo & Behold Ruby Chip butterfly bush:
- Space-saving dwarf habit fits anywhere
- Brightly colored flowers all summer
- Sun-loving and heat tolerantContinuous Bloom or RebloomerLong BloomingHeat TolerantDeadheading Not NecessaryDrought TolerantAttracts:ButterfliesHummingbirdsResists:DeerSmall or Miniature
CharacteristicsPlant Type:ShrubShrub Type:DeciduousHeight Category:ShortGarden Height:30 - 32 InchesSpacing:30 - 32 InchesSpread:30 - 32 InchesFlower Colors:PinkFlower Shade:RubyFoliage Colors:GreenFoliage Shade:GreenHabit:MoundedContainer Role:Filler
Plant NeedsLight Requirement:SunMaintenance Category:EasyBlooms On:New WoodBloom Time:Summer through FallHardiness Zones:5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9bWater Category:LowNeeds Good DrainageSoil Fertility Requirement:Average SoilUses:Border PlantUses:ContainerUses:Edging PlantUses:LandscapeUses:Mass PlantingUses Notes:
With its nifty little mounded habit, Lo & Behold Ruby Chip butterfly bush fits nicely into flower beds, perennial gardens, or landscapes. Can also be grown in a container.Lo & Behold Ruby Chip™ Buddleia x 'SMNBDD' USPPAF, Can PBRAF