Summer Skies Butterfly Bush

Summer Skies Butterfly Bush
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Long Blooming Bush with Variegated Foliage Summer Skies is a deciduous shrub with variegated foliage and a long-blooming nature.  It would do well in your mixed border, or as a specimen plant in your yard. Your Summer Skies features long spikes of clustered lavender-blue flowers that are a show-stopper in summer and last through fall.  However, perhaps even more valuable in this Butterfly Bush variety is the variegated foliage that will create an eye-catching image in your garden even when not in bloom.  The light yellow edging against the dark green centers of the leaves has a dramatic effect on the foliage of your Summer Skies, and visually brings this shrub to the forefront of any setting it’s planted in.  As the foliage ages, the leaf edges soften to a creamy white.  Unlike some varieties of Butterfly Bush, Summer Skies won’t take on a weedy, wild look.  While it still has some spread to it, Summer Skies tends to maintain a natural yet more restrained appearance.  It’s easy to care for, and the fragrant flowers are excellent cut flowers to bring indoors.  Butterflies and hummingbirds will love you for planting a Summer Skies, but the deer will take little notice.  It is heat and drought tolerant, and the variegated leaves are even resistant to scorching. All in all, Summer Skies is s truly exceptional Butterfly Bush variety for your yard. *Exceptional foliage*Long-blooming flowers*Hardy*Wildlife interest.

Buzz Lavender Butterfly Bush

Buzz Lavender Butterfly Bush
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Prolific, Lavender Blossoms Buzz Lavender Butterfly Bush, Buddleja hydrida ‘Buzz Lavender’  ,is an ornamental shrub with a dwarf nature and long-blooming, gorgeous flowers. Plant a few for a short, showy hedge or even just one or two in your perennial bed, where they’re sure to make an impression. Buzz Lavender would even do well in a few containers on your patio. Your Buzz Lavender has all the remarkable features of a Butterfly Bush but with a smaller stature. It’s the perfect way to bring the color and fragrance of this remarkable shrub to your yard without the need for a lot of space. Buddleja Buzz Lavender will astound you each year with its prolific bloom of soothing, lavender flowers that begin in late May and will last right up until your first frost. Each collection of delicate, lavender blossoms are clustered upon long, 6-inch spikes that rise above the elliptic, grey-tinted green foliage. Buzz Lavender Butterfly Bush will grow up to 4 feet tall (a bit smaller if used as a container planting). It has an upright, somewhat bushy nature and has a more compact nature than some other, larger varieties. Buzz Lavender is adaptable to a variety of conditions and overall quite hardy. Fast-growing, prolific flowers and a hardy nature…Buzz Lavender Butterfly Bush is not only easy to grow but also a remarkably beautiful shrub. With the added advantage of its allure to butterflies and other pollinators, the addition of a Buzz Lavender Butterfly Bush to your yard is an almost a magical addition to your home that you won’t want to miss. * Fragrant, lavender flowers * Adaptable to a variety of conditions * Deer resistant * Works well in containers.

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Lo & Behold® Blue Chip Butterfly Bush

Lo & Behold® Blue Chip Butterfly Bush
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Fragrant Blooms for Months! Buddleia (Butterfly Bush) Blue Chip® Lo and Behold, Buddleia davidii ‘Blue Chip Lo and Behold’, forms a tidy, compact mound of true blue flowers. It is the first in a new series of miniature butterfly bushes with flowers that continuously bloom from early summer till late fall. ‘Blue Chip’ is an outstanding and remarkable miniature plant with fragrant reblooming flowers; does not need pruning or deadheading!  It should be cut close to the ground in late winter each year. Being a butterfly magnet, it is also drought tolerant and deer resistant.  Plants tolerate some soil dryness, but perform poorly in wet conditions.   This charming butterfly bush can be a wonderful ground cover or low hedge since it stays shorter, growing to only 36 inches tall!   ‘Blue Chip’ is a must have for your patio containers, and it is also a perfect companion for ornamental grasses! * Outstanding miniature plant* Fragrant* Continuous blooms.

Lo & Behold® Blue Chip Jr. Butterfly Bush

Lo & Behold® Blue Chip Jr. Butterfly Bush
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Small Shrub with Large Appeal Blue Chip Jr. Butterfly Bush, Buddleia davidii ‘Blue Chip Jr.’ has a small stature but incredible blooms. Plant a few along an outbuilding for a decorative hedge, or just one in any spot for a lively focal point that’s sure to enliven even the most drab location. The outstanding feature of your Blue Chip Junior Butterfly Bush is of course the profusion of fragrant flowers that repeatedly bloom from mid-June and continue re-blooming right up until the first frost. Each long, floral spike consists of a clustered gathering of tiny florets of delicate blue coloring. The oval leaves provide a dressy accent to the flowers, including a silver tint to the vibrant, green shade. Perhaps best of all, Blue Chip Jr. is (just as the name implies), a smaller version of Blue Chip with a more compact nature. It will fit snugly into many locations in your yard but still perform just as beautifully as its larger relative. Of course another outstanding feature is its irresistible allure to wildlife, including hummingbirds, butterflies and bees that will bring their beauty and delightful nature to your yard (as well as provide their pollination skills). Blue Chip Jr. Butterfly Bush will grow up to 2 feet in height with an equal spread. It has a gentle, rounded nature and compact habit. It’s a fast-growing bush that won’t take long to establish, and won’t demand your time and effort to maintain. May people admire butterfly bushes but simply don’t have the room for one. Blue Chip Jr. is an opportunity to introduce your yard to all the amazing features of a Butterfly bush without the usual need for space. Try one today and you’ll soon see why the Butterfly Bush is a favorite among gardeners. * Fragrant, re-bloomer * Fast growing * Drought tolerant * Works well in containers * Cold hardy.

Psychedelic Sky Butterfly Bush

Psychedelic Sky Butterfly Bush
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Fragrant clear blue flowers draw butterflies from near and far! Psychedelic Sky Butterfly Bush will turn any garden into a haven for butterflies and hummingbirds! Psychedelic Sky (Buddleia davidii) is a 6 to 8 foot tall shrub covered in huge (six to ten inches long!) spikes of fragrant clear blue flowers that are an instant draw to butterflies and hummingbirds. The flowers are strikingly colored and come in droves, ensuring that you will have plenty of great cuts for inside as well as plenty of food for butterflies and hummingbirds outside. Take care to deadhead this beauty and you will have flowers well into autumn. Once winter hits, Psychedelic Sky will die back to the ground in cold winter places. In warmer climates, prune it back in spring to 12 inches to rejuvenate the entire plant. Like all butterfly bushes, Psychedelic Sky does best in full sun – otherwise it will get leggy and sparse. It doesn’t like wet feet, either so give it a place in your garden with good drainage. Psychedelic Sky flowers are a fresh color in buddleais. Plant it with other butterfly attracting plants in shades of yellows, oranges and reds or lavenders and whites. Psychedelic Sky will grow quickly to fill in bare spots in your foundation plantings, borders and beds and they will reach their full height every year. Order yours today! * First Editions® Plants* Fragrant clear blue flowers* Butterfly and hummingbird magnet* Perfect in the herbaceous border.