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Lo and Behold® Lilac Chip Butterfly Bush

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  • USDA Hardiness Zones 5-9
  • Height 1.5-2 Feet Tall
  • Spread 2-2.5 Feet Wide
  • Light Requirement is Full Sun

Are you looking for a unique butterfly bush to add to your landscape? The Lo and Behold Lilac Chip Butterfly Bush is perfect. It is a dwarf butterfly bush that is a continuous bloomer all season. It has a fragrant flower that attracts pollinators of all kinds! This butterfly bush is heat tolerant and deer resistant.

The Lo and Behold Lilac The foliage of the Lo and Behold Lilac Chip Butterfly Bush is a deep green that pairs perfectly with its fragrant lavender-pink blooms. The blooms on this butterfly bush are long lasting and continuous. It has a bloom season lasting from summer to fall. With a garden height of eighteen to twenty-four inches and a spread of twenty-four to thirty inches, this dwarf shrub with its mounded growing habit will fit perfectly into any space. Use this butterfly bush as ground cover, or for mixed border planting. It also great for mass planting or as a thriller in container planting. This perennial makes a great addition to any sun garden.

Lo and Behold Lilac Chip Butterfly Bush Care

Plant your Lo and Behold Lilac Chip Butterfly Bush in full sun. Ensure that it receives at minimum 8 hours of sun a day in cooler climates, for warmer climates minimum 6 hours of sun a day. While this butterfly bush is adaptable to all soils with varying PH, it absolutely requires well drained soil for its sensitive roots. This butterfly bush has average water needs and is drought tolerant once established. Add control released fertilizer in the spring. Pruning Lo and Behold Lilac Chip Butterfly Bush should take place in the spring once buds begin to appear. Planting should take place in the spring to mid-summer.

Lo and Behold Lilac Chip Butterfly Bush Spacing

Proper spacing and container size are important for optimal health of your butterfly bush. When planting in a container, the larger the better to ensure it has room to flourish. Spacing in your landscape should be no less than 24’ inches, center on center.

Interesting Fact(s) - This plant is sometimes called "summer lilac" instead of a "butterfly bush."

Buddleia x 'Lilac Chip' Plant Facts

USDA Hardiness Zones: 5-9
Flower Color(s): Purple, Lavender
Bloom Period: Summer through Fall
Foliage Color(s): Green
Exposure: Full Sun
Height: 1.5-2 Feet
Spread: 2-2.5 Feet
Spacing: 2-3 Feet
Habit: Mounded
Blooms On: New Wood
Watering: Average
Shrub Type: Deciduous
Type: Non-invasive
Scientific Name: Buddleia x USPP 24,016
Common Name: Lo and Behold® Lilac Chip Butterfly Bush
Other Names: Summer Lilac
Brand: Proven Winners ColorChoice®

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Plant Addict Guarantee (Included On All Plant Orders)

Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.

For information on how to care for you new plant please check out our guide. Guide: How to Care for Your New Plant(s)

Plant Addicts Warranty - 1 Year (Extra Purchase Required)

We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty whether you’re new or an expert. There are many variables outside our control and yours that can cause the demise of your plant(s). Examples would be hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, disease, insects & many other factors. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all the unknowns and will replace your plant if it moves on to the plant afterlife.

The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.

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Planter Shipping

Standard Colors: 2-3 business days

Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice

Please Note: On special orders there can not be any cancellations

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Summer Shipping

  • If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.  
    • We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location

Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.

It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.

5 Reviews - Lo and Behold® Lilac Chip Butterfly Bush Show Reviews

  • 3
    Wait and see...

    Posted by Martin Bressler on Sep 24th 2020

    Received two shrubs Forsythia and Lilac) Lilac arrived in poor condition and is being replaced, so we shall see...

  • 5
    Perfect little bushes!

    Posted by Linda Bartell on Jul 30th 2020

    Beautiful, healthy shrubs! Thank you

  • 4

    Posted by Mark LeBeau on Jun 9th 2020

    When I received my order the box was on its side with the up arrow pointing directly at the FeEx driver. The box had obviously been on its side and upside down as all the plants were kind of mashed and out of their pots. Every plant had broken stems many leaves had fallen off but were in the bag. I planted what I had and to my suprise all plants have new growth and seem to be doing well. Several have new blooms. The plants must have been healthy to survive the shipment. The plants seem to be great but the shipping was terrible.

  • 4
    Lilac Bush Butterfly...

    Posted by Customer on Jun 7th 2020

    I am happy with the plant, but the size for the price through me off. For $30 I expected a but larger plant.

  • 5
    very happy customer

    Posted by Sue E. on Apr 5th 2019

    I bought 6 of these and was a little nervous ordering from a website that I had never heard of before. But the plant came after like 4 days, and were in phenomenal condition. Even coming from Fedex. I couldn't believe it. I don't have a good nursery near me, so its hard to find anything besides common plants that walmart carries. I'll definitely be ordering again in the near future!