A classic beauty, with an elegant habit and outstanding color: that's 'Miss Ruby' butterfly bush. This Proven Winners selection has earned awards all over the world for its performance and beauty, and that earns it a place in your garden! Enjoy deep pink-red blooms from early summer through frost, with no need to trim or deadhead. It makes an ideal addition to landscaping around pools, patios, any sunny spot where you spend time in the summer.
Developed by Dr. Dennis Werner of NCSU and approved for sale in Oregon and Washington.
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 Ruby' pp#19,950, cbr#3603
For complete growing details, click on over to our garden guide.
Too small. And it’s still trying to survive