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'Miss Violet' Butterfly bush Buddleia x

  • Hardy Zones
    • 5 - 9
  • Exposure
    • Sun
  • Season
    • Summer
  • Mature Size
    • 48 - 60 Inches
Proven Winners® Shrubs
'Miss Violet' Butterfly bush Buddleia x
Sun 48 - 60

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 PBRAF
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