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Miss Molly butterfly bush with a monarch butterfly
Miss Molly butterfly bush covered in bright pink-red blooms and a monarch butterfly on it
Three Miss Molly butterfly bushes blooming next to green grass in a landscape.
A common buckeye butterfly on Miss Molly buddleia
A closeup of the dense, bright pink-red flower spikes of Miss Molly butterfly bush

Buddleia 'Miss Molly' - Butterfly Bush

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If you think the color of 'Miss Molly' butterfly bush looks great here on our website, you ought to see it in person! That's why it is an all-time staff favorite. Each spiky bloom is a study in deep pink-red; it's actually the closest to true red of any butterfly bush on the market, and the color is even more fantastic in warm climates. Combined with its compact, medium-sized frame and elegant, rounded habit, 'Miss Molly' is sure to become a favorite of your butterfly garden, too.

Developed by Dr. Dennis Werner of NCSU and approved for sale in Oregon and Washington.

Vital details:

Size: 4-5' tall and wide

Light: full sun (6+ hrs/day)

Hardiness: USDA zone 5-9 (Find your hardiness zone)

Pollinator value: attracts adult butterflies of many species; also attracts hummingbird moths

Notable features: fragrant, deer resistant, drought tolerant, long blooming, deadheading not required.

Plant name: Buddleia x 'Miss Molly' pp#23,245, cbr#4446

For complete growing details, click on over to our garden guide.



Customer Reviews

Based on 17 reviews
Steve G.
Miss molly maybe dead

I purchased 2 miss Molly’s I planted 2 weeks ago, either dormant or dead🥲

Hello Steve!
Your plants are covered by our warranty until 5/31/22 and we're happy to replace your plants or refund you if you find they don't return next season. Feel free to send pictures to and we'll be happy to take a look at your plants so we can help you further. Happy gardening!

David L.

Unbelievably fast growth once in the ground. Color is rich!

wanda a.
Good golly Miss Molly!

The two plants we received were packed extremely well, and they were very healthy. They are already blooming and we can't wait to see what the hummers think of them next year!

Very pleased!

Miss Molly arrived healthy and safe. Started blooming shortly after arriving and hasn’t stopped! I am very happy with this purchase!

No butterfly bush for me…

It died right after delivery. 😩

Hello Kirk!
We're sorry to hear you didn't have success with your buttefly bush. We offer a 30 day guaraantee on all of our plants and are happy to replace or refund plants that don't survive thier first 30 days in your garden. You can start a claim by emailing your order # and any pictures you may have to our team at We look forward to hearing from you soon!