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Buddleia x. Pugster® White (Dwarf Butterfly Bush)

(Pugster® Series) Large, full-sized dense clusters of white bloom on a small sturdy frame of silver-blue foliage. Dwarf habit. Fast growth rate.

Blooms summer to fall
2 ft tall x 2-3 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 PP28795 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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Tubular, fluted golden yellow rays open around a darker yellow centre disk. Foliage of upright stems and dark green leaves forms a compact mound. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early to late summer
1-1.5 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft wide
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Deer and rabbit tolerant
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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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 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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Enormous cascading light lavender-purple blooms make a statement in any garden or landscape. The large drooping panicles can grow to 12-14″ long and as big as 4″ wide. Mounded cascading habit.

Blooms late summer to early fall
5-6 ft tall x 6-8 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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Tubular, two-lipped lilac-to-white flowers on leafy stems rise above the foliage all summer. The gray-green foliage forms a dense spreading mat, and very fragrant when crushed. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early to late summer
1-1.5 ft tall x 1-2 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts butterflies
Drought tolerant
Deer resistant
Fragrant

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