- USDA Hardiness Zones 5-9
- Height 2-2.5 Feet Tall
- Spread 2-2.5 Feet Wide
- Light Requirement is Full Sun
This butterfly bush is miniature, but you better believe its still stunning! It has a bloom season that lasts from summer until the first frost, giving you plenty of time to enjoy its beauty. The Lo and Behold Blue Chip Butterfly Bush has no need for deadheading and is drought tolerant. Fragrant flowers bring pollinators of all kinds while being resistant to deer.
The charming Lo and Behold Blue Chip Butterfly Bush has dark green foliage that the perfect complement to its purple blue flowers. Blooms season begins in the summer and lasts through fall until the first frost. The blooms are fragrant and attract hummingbirds and butterflies. This deciduous shrub grows to a height of 24” to 30” inches classifying it in the medium height category. The spread of the Lo and Behold Blue Chip Butterfly Bush is 24” to 30” inches. This butterfly bush has a mounded habit and is great for planting in containers as a filler. Add it to any landscape or use it for ground cover and mass planting.
Lo and Behold Blue Chip Butterfly Bush Care
The Lo and Behold Blue Chip Butterfly Bush is a sun loving perennial. Plant in full sun so it gets at minimum 6 hours. Plant in the spring for best results. Adaptable to all soils with varying PH levels, the soil must be well drained. This butterfly bush has average water needs. No deadheading is necessary. If pruning is desired, do so in the spring.
Lo and Behold Blue Chip Butterfly Bush Spacing
Spacing is important to remember when planting your butterfly bush. It encourages a healthy root system and ensures the plants health. Spacing for the Lo and Behold Blue Chip Butterfly Bush should be 24”-48” inches, center on center.
Interesting Fact(s) - This plant is sometimes called "summer lilac" instead of a "butterfly bush."
Buddleia x 'Blue Chip' Plant Facts
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 5-9|
|Flower Color(s): Blue, Purple|
|Bloom Period: Summer|
|Foliage Color(s): Dark Green|
|Height: 2-2.5 Feet|
|Spread: 2-2.5 Feet|
|Spacing: 2-4 Feet|
|Blooms On: New Wood|
|Shrub Type: Deciduous|
|Scientific Name: Buddleia x USPP 19,991|
|Common Name: Lo and Behold® Blue Chip Butterfly Bush|
|Other Names: Summer Lilac|
|Brand: Proven Winners®|
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