- Full Sun (6+ Hours Direct Sunlight)
- Mature Height 4-5 Feet
- Mature Width 4-5 Feet
- Growing Zones 5-9
These fragrant, fuchsia blooms aren’t like any other! The Miss Ruby Butterfly Bush is a non-invasive butterfly bush and is tolerant to drought. It brings pollinators of all kinds to your yard and resists deer. This butterfly bush is easy to care for and looks stunning wherever it's planted.
The deep green foliage of this deciduous shrub is paired with fuchsia blooms that arrive and last all summer long. This butterfly bush is resistant to deer and attracts butterflies, birds, and hummingbirds. The Miss Ruby Butterfly Bush reaches a garden height of forty-eight to sixty inches and has a spread of also forty-eight to sixty inches. Plant as a border plant, a focal, or use for mass planting.
Miss Ruby Butterfly Bush Care
Care for the Miss Ruby Butterfly Bush is simple. It requires to be planted in full sun, at least six hours of sun per day. Soil needs to be well drained. It is tolerant of all soil types and varying Ph levels. Water needs are average, once established it is drought tolerant. When pruning, wait till new growth appears in the spring, no fall pruning. Mulching in the winter can be beneficial. Apply a slow release fertilizer in the spring.
Miss Ruby Butterfly Bush Spacing
To space your Miss Ruby Butterfly Bush properly be sure spacing is 60” to 72” inches, center on center. Correct spacing in uses such as border planting and mass planting is imperative to ensure the roots have room to develop.
Interesting Fact - This plant is sometimes called "summer lilac" instead of a "butterfly bush."
Buddleia x 'Miss Ruby' Plant Facts
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 5-9
|Flower Color(s): Pink, Fuchsia
|Bloom Period: Summer
|Foliage Color(s): Green
|Exposure: Full Sun
|Mature Height: 4-5 Feet
|Mature Spread: 4-5 Feet
|Mature Spacing: 5-6 Feet
|Blooms On: New Wood
|Shrub Type: Deciduous
|Scientific Name: Buddleia x USPP 19,950
|Common Name: Miss Ruby Butterfly Bush
|Other Names: Summer Lilac
|Brand: Proven Winners ColorChoice®
Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.
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Plant Addicts Warranty - 1 Year (Extra Purchase Required)
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
Time of Order:
- 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.