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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Perfectly purple blooms on a perfectly sized plant.
Just like her sisters, 'Miss Molly' and 'Miss Ruby', 'Miss Violet' is a compact plant with vibrant flower color, but with loads of dark purple-violet summer flowers. Seedless and non-invasive; deer resistant, too! Winner of a Green Thumb award from the Direct Gardening Association.
Top reasons to grow Miss Violet butterfly bush:
Fragrant FlowerHeat TolerantAttracts:BeesButterfliesHummingbirdsResists:Deer
- 4-5' (1.2-1.5m) height is perfect for landscaping around your home
- non-invasive butterfly magnet
- electric violet flowers all summer long
CharacteristicsPlant Type:ShrubShrub Type:DeciduousHeight Category:MediumGarden Height:48 - 60 InchesSpacing:48 - 60 InchesSpread:48 - 60 InchesFlower Colors:PurpleFlower Shade:dark purple-violetFoliage Colors:GreenFoliage Shade:greenHabit:MoundedContainer Role:Thriller
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:AverageNeeds Good DrainageSoil Fertility Requirement:Average SoilUses:Border PlantUses:LandscapeUses Notes:
Mixed borders; perennial beds; wildlife gardensFun Facts:
This non-invasive variety is approved for sale in Oregon and Washington, though it will be called a "summer lilac" instead of a "butterfly bush."'Miss Violet' Buddleia x USPP 28,448, Can 5,950