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'Miss Violet' Butterfly bush Buddleia x

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Exposure
  • Sun

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).

Flower Season
  • Summer
Mature Size
60" 60"
Height
48 - 60"
Spread
48 - 60"
  • Details

    Features

    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:

    • 4-5' (1.2-1.5m) height is perfect for landscaping around your home
    • non-invasive butterfly magnet
    • electric violet flowers all summer long
    Fragrant Flower
    Heat Tolerant
    Attracts: 
    Bees
    Butterflies
    Hummingbirds
    Resists: 
    Deer

    Characteristics

    Plant Type: 
    Shrub
    Shrub Type: 
    Deciduous
    Height Category: 
    Medium
    Garden Height: 
    48 - 60 Inches
    Spacing: 
    48 - 60 Inches
    Spread: 
    48 - 60 Inches
    Flower Colors: 
    Purple
    Flower Shade: 
    dark purple-violet
    Foliage Colors: 
    Green
    Foliage Shade: 
    green
    Habit: 
    Mounded
    Container Role: 
    Thriller

    Plant Needs

    Light Requirement: 
    Sun
    Maintenance Category: 
    Easy
    Blooms On: 
    New Wood
    Bloom Time: 
    Summer through Fall
    Hardiness Zones: 
    5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
    Water Category: 
    Average
    Needs Good Drainage
    Soil Fertility Requirement: 
    Average Soil
    Uses: 
    Border Plant
    Uses: 
    Landscape
    Uses Notes: 

    Mixed borders; perennial beds; wildlife gardens

    Maintenance Notes: 

    Learn to care for your butterfly bush like a pro in our Ultimate Guide to Butterfly Bush.

    Fun 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
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