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Buddleia x. Pugster® Blue (Dwarf Butterfly Bush)

(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

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Zone Zone 5
Exposure Full Sun
Moisture Low to Moderate Moisture
Patent Info PP28794, 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) 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

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Sprays of star-shaped bright red-orange sporting yellow centres 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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(Prairie Pillars™ Collection) Yellow flowers with an orange/brown centre bloom on tall stems with bright 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 rich, golden 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 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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(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

Other plants in the Pugster® Series

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Vibrant yellow pea-shaped blooms, dabbed with bright red lips, add a dramatic effect to the garden, while the wiry stems that are covered with tiny leaves give the shrub an unusual textured effect. Semi-dwarf upright habit. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms in early spring
1-3 ft tall x 1-3 ft wide
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Salt tolerant

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