Buddleia Pugster® Amethyst

Pugster®

Butterfly Bush

$19.95 ea. (3+ discount) $19.50 ea.

In stock for Spring 2021

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Plant Code: BUPA

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Fragrant, extra-plump frosty-lavender flowers entice graceful butterflies to glide from one large blossom to the next sampling sweet nectar. Determined not to be left out, the delightful antics of hummingbirds entertain and add even more movement to the garden. The Pugster® Series Buddleia with their substantial stems increase winter survivability even in colder climates.

Buddleia Pugster® Amethyst requires no deadheading or pruning and blooms continuously and abundantly. Simply plant and enjoy! Proven Winners® selections are trialed and tested to be colorful, long blooming, carefree and easy to grow. Butterfly Bushes are quite drought tolerant once established in the landscape. The unusual Pugster® name is attributed to its resemblance to a pug – the shrubs in this series are short, stocky and cute!

Details

Type: Shrubs
Height: Medium 2'
Spacing: Plant 2-3' apart
Bloom Time: Early Summer to Early Fall
Sun-Shade: Full Sun
Zones: 5-9   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal
Flower: Lavender
Accent: Lavender
Patent: Pending
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

  • Beneficial for Pollinators
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Deer Resistant
  • Fragrant
  • Good for Hedge
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Humidity Tolerant
  • Long-Blooming
  • OK in Containers

Buddleia General Information

The Pugster® Series bloom steadily from summer through frost. Buddleia are fragrant, long-blooming, attractive to beneficial pollinators and also quite deer resistant. This Buddleia is restricted from Oregon and Washington. Buddleias are shipped during our spring shipping season only. Idaho has restricted all potted plant material from being shipped into Idaho at this time.

Buddleia Plant Care

Very late to break dormancy in spring. May die back to ground in northern climates. Blooms on new wood. Heavy pruning is not needed, but may be trimmed in spring after new growth emerges, if desired. Grow in full sun with well-drained soil.