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Buddleia Miss Pearl (Butterfly Bush)

Pure white, honey-scented blooms offer continuous flourishing flowers on medium green foliage. Non-invasive. Semi-dwarf, upright habit. Fast growth rate.

Blooms summer to fall
4-6 ft tall x 4-6 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone
Drought tolerant
Fragrant

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Zone Zone 5
Exposure Full Sun
Moisture Low to Moderate Moisture
Patent Info PP28553 CPBRAF
Brand Proven Winners

Bright orange-yellow flowers bloom on top of tall hairy stems, and give way to seed pods. Leaves are speared and narrow. Despite it’s common name, this particular species of milkweed has no milky sap. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid summer to early fall
1-3 ft tall x 1-3 ft wide
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts hummingbirds, bees, and butterflies
Moderate salt tolerance
Drought resistant
Deer resistant

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White flowers adorned with a gold centre on green foliage grow in a compact, bushy habit. Fast growth rate.

Blooms late summer to early fall
0.5 ft tall x 0.5-1 ft wide
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts birds and butterflies
Moderate salt tolerance
Drought tolerant
Ground cover

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(Li’l Bang™ Series) Large blooms of butter-yellow sport a heart of soft red that spreads farther down the petals the cooler the temperature gets, and flower on  medium green foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early summer to early fall
0.75-1 ft tall x 1 ft-1.5 ft wide
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts bees and butterflies
Drought tolerant

Other plants in the Li’l Bang Series

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Sprays of star-shaped bright orange flowers sporting deep red throats bloom on stiff, upright stems with narrow spiky leaves resembling those of lilies. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid to late summer
2-3 ft tall x 1-2 ft wide
HARDY to -10°F (-23.3°C)
Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant

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Orange petals that fade out to yellow tips surround a large orange-brown centre cone and grow tall above deep green foliage. Rapid growth rate.

Use as cut or dried flowers. Be sure to keep some flowers in the garden over winter, as the blackened seedheads provide cold-season garden interest, as well as food for finches and other winter birds.

Blooms early to late summer
1.5-2.5 ft tall x 2-2.5 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant

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Masses of bright yellow ray flowers with dark brown centres bloom on bright green, hairy foliage in a compact habit. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early to late summer
2-3 ft tall x 2-3 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant

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(Flutterby Petite® Series) Graceful arching branches are laden with the panicles of  bright fuchsia-pink blooms, rising above fuzzy, gray-green leaves. Dwarf habit. Fast growth rate.

Blooms from early summer to fall
2-2.5 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone
Drought tolerant
Fragrant

Other plants in the Flutterby Petite® Collection

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Clusters of lilac flowers along the stems followed by clusters of bright, glossy, violet-purple fruit in fall persisting to early winter. They contrast with purplish foliage in summer that turns rosy-pink in fall. Upright habit. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early to late summer
4-6 ft tall x 4-6 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts bees and birds
Deer resistant

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