Violet Flowers Irresistible to Butterflies Long-blooming, fast-growing, drought tolerant, non-invasive, deer resistant…the list goes on and on! Miss Violet Butterfly Bush seems to have it all as a hardy perennial shrub, but then consider the addition of brilliant, fragrant blooms and you have a plant that is nothing short of amazing! Miss Violet, Buddleia x ‘Miss Violet’, is a butterfly bush variety with long, clustered spikes of violet blossoms that reach out above the dark green foliage in late summer and continue their show into fall. The irresistible fragrance and color acts like a beacon to pollinators, including the butterflies that will hasten to your yard in droves to partake of Miss Violet’s delicious nectar. Your Miss Violet Butterfly Bush is a deciduous, ornamental shrub that will grow up to 5 feet in height with an equal spread. It has an upright habit and semi-compact nature. Miss Violet would be perfect for a wildlife garden but is certainly a welcome addition to any spot where you can sit back and witness the floral show and pollinator-heaven it creates. Butterfly Bushes have always been beloved by gardeners, with worries about invasiveness seeming to be the only significant downside. The “miss series” removes this concern, providing you with options (such as Miss Violet), that can provide all the wonderful features you want in a butterfly bush, but in a non-invasive variety. Plant a Miss Violet Butterfly Bush today and begin to reap the rewards of this amazing selection. * Long-blooming & fragrant* Deer & rabbit resistant* Drought, heat and humidity tolerant* Works well as a cut flower.
Violet Purple Flowers are Butterfly Magnets! Do you want a groovy butterfly garden this year? Turn any space in your garden into a butterfly magnet! Groovy Grape Butterfly Bush (Buddleia davidii) is a 6 to 8 foot tall shrub covered in huge (six to ten inches long!) spikes of violet-purple flowers that are an instant draw to butterflies and hummingbirds far and wide. 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, Groovy Grape 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, Groovy Grape 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. Groovy Grape flowers are a classic color in buddleais. Plant it with other butterfly attracting plants in shades of yellows and oranges or lavenders and blues. Groovy Grape will grow quickly to fill in bare spots in your foundation plantings, borders and beds. They will reach their full height every year before you know it. Get your groove on and order yours today! * First Editions® Plants* Violet-purple flowers* Butterfly and hummingbird magnet* Perfect in the herbaceous border.
Purple Flowers with Wildlife Appeal Buzz Purple, Buddleja ‘Buzz Purple’ is a Butterfly Bush that combines beauty and wildlife appeal. Plant a few of these for a spectacular floral border, or even just one near a front entrance where you’re sure to enjoy it summer-long display. It’s hard to imagine a shrub more lovely and enchanting as a Butterfly Bush, and Buzz Purple manages to make owning one even easier. When you plant a Buzz Purple, you not only bring the beauty of a Butterfly Bush into your landscape, but do so without the need for much space. Buzz Purple Butterfly Bush will provide your home with spikes of purple blooms that are just as impressive as those of full size bushes. However, instead of being up to twelve feet tall, Buzz Purple Butterfly Bush does it all in a four foot package. Long-blooming and strongly-scented, your Buzz Purple will put on a spectacular show all summer long, and call to pollinators from far and wide. Buzz Purple Buddleja will grow up to 4 feet in height with an equal spread. It has an upright, compact nature with arching branches. Deer and rabbits pass it by, but your pollinators will love it, arriving in droves to cover its scented blooms. Buzz Purple is drought tolerant, works great in containers and is generally easy to grow. Butterfly Bushes have always been a favorite among gardeners. It’s hard to do better in an ornamental shrub than one that is long blooming (with huge flowers), beloved by butterflies and yet also easy to care for. Why not try a Buzz Purple this summer and begin to see why this amazing variety of Butterfly Bush is such a popular choice. * Amazing fragrance * Works in containers * Works well as a cut flower.
Prolific Magenta Flowers on a Dwarf Shrub Magenta Buzz is a dwarf Butterfly Bush with exceptional features. Plant a few in containers for your patio or front porch. These are also wonderful for those small spaces that can use a little color. Your Magenta Buzz is a remarkable variety of Butterfly Bush that not only possess’ flowers as large as a full size bush, but does so in a dwarf size. Each long, 6-inch spike displays a cluster of delicate magenta blossoms. The amazing floral spikes appear on long branches, reaching up from the mounding shrub to cascade out for an elegant, arching appearance. The prolific flowers begin in early summer and continue on into early fall for a long-lasting display of dramatic color (and irresistible allure to your butterflies, hummingbirds and bees). Magenta Buzz’ elliptic leaves provide the perfect backdrop for the impressive flowers and maintain a lively appearance for your Butterfly Bush even when not in bloom. Magenta Buzz will grow 3 to 4 feet in height with an equal spread (and around 2 feet tall when container grown). It’s a low-maintenance shrub and overall hardy. Even though it’s a magnet for pollinators, other wildlife (such as deer), tend to leave it alone. Magenta Buzz is even salt tolerant and does equally as well in containers as it does in the general landscape. For lovely flowers on a smaller stature shrub, you can’t go wrong with Magenta Buzz. This fast-growing, ornamental shrub is high-performing and brings the magic of butterflies to your yard each year. It’s a must-have! * Brilliant flowers * Salt tolerant * Deer resistant * Works great in containers.