Electrify your garden with color! The bright purple flower spikes of 'Miss Violet' butterfly bush practically glow in the garden. Hundreds of them grace this elegant, refined butterfly bush every summer, and you needn't lift so much as a finger to enjoy a continuous display, since this easy-care Proven Winners ColorChoice shrub doesn't need trimming or deadheading. We adore this variety in the landscape, garden, or in containers, where its color mixes fabulously with tropicals and annuals for a stunning summer combination.
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 Violet' pp#28,448, cbr#5950
For complete growing details, click on over to our garden guide.
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Doubled , quadrupled in size, lengthy and wirey now & blooming already!! Ordered it just a month ago too! No great smell but I guess that comes when it's a more mature plant! Love it!
That's all I can say about it; it was a small plant when it arrived and is no bigger now, though it was planted by my great professional gardeners and in a garden.
Shipped as expected. Got into the ground and about 4 weeks later I’ve got 2 bright purple blooms on each plant. They are doing very well.0
I have her not far from another butterfly bush. The soil is the same the sunlight is as plentiful. This little girl has not grown at all in the past month. However, she is still alive and I can see the beginnings of the flowers. I am hoping that she will have a growth spurt. I am a little discouraged but ever hopeful.