I bought this butterfly bush I w as looking for a red color bush but someone showed me this type. I have a question after the blooms are done should i deadhead it so i get new blooms or what? I do not want a butterfly bush looking like no flowers on it. I do not know anything about this type its new.to me.
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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A whole new look for butterfly bush! What makes a space-saving dwarf butterfly bush even better? Full sized flowers! Pugster® butterfly bushes are the first to offer large, dense blooms on a small frame for maximum impact in the landscape. Continuous blooming habit means that you'll enjoy the taffy-pink flowers of Pugster Pink® from summer through frost without deadheading. Perhaps best of all, the thick, heavy stems of Pugster butterfly bushes ensure better hardiness and winter survival in cold areas than other dwarf butterfly bushes.
Top three reasons to grow Pugster Pink® butterfly bush:
1. Candy pink flowers are large size, even though the plant is compact.
2. Blooms all summer without deadheading - low maintenance!
3. Thick stems mean better winter survival, even in USDA zone 5.Fragrant FlowerContinuous Bloom or RebloomerLong BloomingHeat TolerantDeadheading Not NecessaryDrought TolerantAttracts:BeesButterfliesHummingbirdsResists:DeerRabbits
CharacteristicsPlant Type:ShrubShrub Type:DeciduousHeight Category:ShortGarden Height:24 InchesSpacing:36 - 48 InchesSpread:24 - 36 InchesFlower Colors:PinkFoliage 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:LowNeeds Good DrainageSoil Fertility Requirement:Average SoilSoil Fertility Requirement:Poor SoilUses:Border PlantUses:ContainerUses:Edging PlantUses:GroundcoverUses:LandscapeUses:Mass PlantingUses:Specimen or Focal PointUses Notes:
Long-blooming habit and vivid color make it the perfect addition to flower gardens and perennial beds.
Please Note: Pugster Pink® 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.Fun Facts:
The name "Pugster" comes from these plants' resemblance to a pug - short, stocky, and cute! There are four colorful varieties to choose from: Pugster Blue, Pugster Periwinkle, Pugster Pink, and Pugster White.Pugster Pink® Buddleia x 'SMNBDPT' USPP 28,836, Can PBRAF
kenny krumeichIllinoisUnited States4 weeks ago