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Miss Violet Butterfly Bush

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  • USDA Hardiness Zones 5-9
  • Height 4-5 Feet Tall
  • Spread 4-5 Feet Wide
  • Light Requirement is Full Sun

If you’re looking for a thriller with a long-lasting bloom, the Miss Violet Butterfly Bush could be the perfect choice! Affectionately known as “Miss Violet”, these bushes are drought-tolerant and have quite the aromatic presence. In addition to bringing vibrant color to any landscape design, the Miss Violet is known to attract other visitors such as hummingbirds, butterflies, and bees.

Topping out between 4’-5’ in height, the Miss Violet is typically equal in girth, spreading to 4’-5’. These bushes have an extended bloom period, which ranges from summer through the fall. Expect to see deep purple flowers to go alongside muted green foliage. The bush is also deciduous, which means the Miss Violet’s leaves will fall off every fall and come back in the spring. Accompanying the bush’s brilliant color is the fragrance, which adds an additional layer of depth to the landscape plan. For best use, utilize this bush as a thriller in a container or as a border plant.

Miss Violet Butterfly Bush Care

Winter-hardy and summer-tolerant, the Miss Violet can be grown in a variety of climate zones. As long as these bushes are planted in full sun and given an adequate amount of water, they’re able to thrive in most soil conditions. However, for optimal growth, hotter areas are ideal. In extreme heat, be sure to increase the watering schedule, as drought-resistant doesn’t equate to being drought-proof.

Miss Violet Butterfly Bush Spacing

Allow 4’-5’ in between each Miss Violet bush. Planting these bushes too closely together can create significant growth issues.

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

Buddleia x 'Miss Violet' Plant Facts

USDA Hardiness Zones: 5-9
Flower Color(s): Purple
Bloom Period: Summer through Fall
Foliage Color(s): Green
Exposure: Full Sun
Height: 4-5 Feet
Spread: 4-5 Feet
Spacing: 4-5 Feet
Habit: Mounded
Blooms On: New Wood
Watering: Average
Shrub Type: Deciduous
Type: Non-invasive
Scientific Name: Buddleia x 'Miss Violet' USPP 28,448
Common Name: Miss Violet 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.

For more information, please go to our Shipping & Returns page at the bottom of the website.

Guide: How to Care for Your New Plant(s)

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

Plant Shipping

Time of Order:

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.

2 Reviews - Miss Violet Butterfly Bush Show Reviews

  • 4
    My butterfly bush was healthy when it arrived. A...

    Posted by Brandon Alsup on Jul 6th 2020

    My butterfly bush was healthy when it arrived. A little in the small side, which is the reason for 4 stars instead of 5, but very healthy. It’s doing well in my backyard. It’s not even a foot tall, and it’s blooming purple all over.

  • 5

    Posted by Pam Colwell on Jun 16th 2020

    Smaller than expected but good quality