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Pugster® Amethyst Butterfly Bush Buddleia x

  • Hardy Zones
    • 5 - 9
  • Exposure
    • Sun
  • Season
    • Summer
    • Fall
  • Mature Size
    • 24 - 24 Inches
ColorChoice® Flowering Shrubs
Pugster® Amethyst Butterfly Bush Buddleia x
Sun 24 - 24

Features

Full sized flowers on a dwarf plant!

Meet Pugster® Amethyst butterfly bush - the newest member of this unique series that offers full sized flowers on a dwarf plant. This compact butterfly bush reaches just 2'/.6 m tall and wide but has the large, full flowers normally seen on a much larger plant. It blooms non-stop from early summer through frost with amethyst-toned flowers, each with a tiny yellow-orange eye in the center. Thanks to thick, sturdy stems, the Pugster® series offers vastly improved hardiness and winter survival over other types of dwarf butterfly bush.

Top reasons to grow Pugster Amethyst butterfly bush:


- Appealing true-blue flowers add hard-to-find color to any type of garden or landscape.


- It produces full-sized flowers on a compact, dwarf frame.

- Thick, sturdy stems ensure better winter hardiness in zone 5 than other dwarf butterfly bush.

Fragrant Flower
Continuous Bloom or Rebloomer
Attracts: 
Bees
Butterflies
Resists: 
Deer
Rabbits

Characteristics

Duration: 
Shrub
Shrub Type: 
Deciduous
Height Category: 
Short
Garden Height: 
24 Inches
Spacing: 
24 Inches
Spread: 
24 Inches
Flower Colors: 
Purple
Flower Shade: 
Amethyst
Foliage Colors: 
Green
Foliage Shade: 
Green
Habit: 
Mounded
Container Role: 
Filler

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: 
Low
Needs Good Drainage
Soil Fertility Requirement: 
Average Soil
Soil Fertility Requirement: 
Poor Soil
Uses: 
Border Plant
Uses: 
Container
Uses: 
Edging Plant
Uses: 
Groundcover
Uses: 
Landscape
Uses: 
Mass Planting
Uses: 
Specimen or Focal Point
Uses Notes: 

Thanks to its long-blooming habit, Pugster butterfly bushes add low-maintenance color to any sunny spot in your yard.

Please Note: Pugster Amethyst® Butterfly Bush Buddleia is restricted and cannot be shipped to the state(s) of OR and WA.

*In zones 5 and colder it is not recommended for fall planting OR pruning.

Maintenance Notes: 

Find everything you need to know to be successful with butterfly bush in our Ultimate Guide to Butterfly Bush.

Fun Facts: 

The name "Pugster" comes from these plants' resemblance to a pug - short, stocky, and cute! There are five colorful varieties to choose from: Pugster Amethyst, Pugster Blue, Pugster Periwinkle, Pugster Pink, and Pugster White.

Pugster® Amethyst Buddleia x 'SMNBDL' USPPAF, Can PBRAF
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