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Buddleia x. Pugster® Pink (Dwarf Butterfly Bush)

(Pugster® Series) Full-sized candy-pink blooms open non-stop on thick sturdy stems with bright green foliage. 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 PP28836 CPBRAF

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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Small white daisy flowers with yellow to red centres grow atop foliage of heart-shaped toothed leaves on dark reddish-brown stems. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late summer to early fall
1.5-2 ft tall x 2-3 ft wide
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Moderate salt tolerance
Tolerant to juglone
Attracts butterflies
Drought tolerant
Deer resistant

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(Big Bang™ Series) Velvety wine red blooms centered with a butter-yellow button sit on stems covered bright green, slightly textured foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early summer to early fall
1.5 ft tall x 2-3 ft wide
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts butterflies
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 lemon-yellow 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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Stunning serrated, deeply lobed blue-green foliage with wide vanilla margins lay under silver-pink pincushion-like flowers gather in dome formation in the middle of the elegant pale pink petals. Bears fruit that is not ornamentally significant. Tidy compact habit. Fast growth rate.

Blooms in early to mid summer
1.5-2 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer resistant

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Attractive grayish-green oblong foliage with delicate cream-edged margins makes an attractive backdrop to dense clusters of pale pink flowers that are followed by tiny red drupes in fall. Slow growth rate.

Blooms mid spring
2-3 ft tall x 3-4 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Fragrant

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