- USDA Hardiness Zones 5-9
- Height 4-5 Feet Tall
- Spread 4-5 Feet Wide
- Light Requirement is Full Sun
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, Fuschia|
|Bloom Period: Summer|
|Foliage Color(s): Green|
|Height: 4-5 Feet|
|Spread: 4-5 Feet|
|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®|
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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.
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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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Standard Colors: 7-10 business days
Speical Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice
Please Note: On speical orders there can not be any cancellations
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Winter to Early Spring
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Fall into Winter
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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.