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Buddleia x. Pugster® Amethyst (Dwarf Butterfly Bush)

(Pugster® Series) Full-sized amethyst-toned blooms grow in upward panicles on a dwarf plant. Thick sturdy stems improve winter hardiness. Compact dwarf habit. Fast growth rate.

Blooms from summer through fall
2 ft tall x 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

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Zone Zone 5
Exposure Full Sun
Moisture Low to Moderate Moisture
Patent Info PP30236, 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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Compact lavender-blue daisy-like flowers grow in dense clusters on green foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late summer to mid fall
1.5 ft tall x 2 ft wide
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Moderate salt tolerance
Attracts butterflies
Deer resistant

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(Li’l Bang™ Series) Red and yellow bicoloured flowers bloom in a compact habit on narrow-stemmed dark green foliage. Adaptable and low maintenance. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early summer to early fall
0.5-1 ft tall x 1.5 ft wide
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts bees and butterflies
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant

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Sprays of star-shaped flowers of alternating tangerine and orange-yellow petal bloom on stiff, upright stems with narrow spiky leaves resembling those of lilies. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid to late summer
3-3.5 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft wide
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant

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(Cara Mia™ Series) Masses of double raspberry-pink flowers that, once fully bloomed, resemble puffballs, 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
Fragrant

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

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

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Tall racemes of tiny indigo flowers with gold anthers grow above small grayish-green feathery foliage on this semi-evergreen rounded shrub. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid to late summer
1-3 ft tall x 2-4 ft spread
HARDY to -50°F (-45.6°)
Attracts bees and butterflies
Drought tolerant
Fragrant

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(Pugster® Series) Full-sized true-blue blooms with tiny yellow-orange centres bloom non-stop in tall panicles on a dwarf plant. Thick sturdy stems improved winter hardiness. Compact dwarf habit. Fast growth rate.

Blooms from summer to fall
2 ft tall x 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 Pugster® Series

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