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Butterfly Bush

Not all varieties available at all locations- call your closest Meadows Farms to ask about availability.

BUTTERFLY BUSH, ATTRACTION

Buddleja davidii ‘Attraction’

Description: Closest color to true red available- deep purple buds open to reddish-purple flowers. Terrific fragrance attracts butterflies. Deciduous. Blooms mid-summer thru fall. Tolerates most soils.

Growth: Fast growth rate to height and width of 6-8’.  Can be severely pruned each fall for fresh start in the spring.            

Light: Best in full sun.

Uses: Good background or accent plant; borders; specimen

Attraction Butterfly Bush

 

 

BUTTERFLY BUSH, BLACK KNIGHT

Buddleia davidii ‘Black Knight’

Description: Spectacular summer color from dark, violet-purple flower spikes. Terrific fragrance attracts butterflies. Remove spent blooms to encourage additional bloom production. Deciduous.

Growth: Fast growing to height and width of 6-7’.  Can be severely pruned each fall for fresh start in the spring. 

Light: Full-partial sun

Uses: Great used as a specimen, mixed shrub border, or in a wildlife garden.

Black Knight Butterfly Bush

 

 

BUTTERFLY BUSH, BLUE CHIP

Buddleia davidii ‘Lo & Behold Blue Chip’

Description: 'Blue Chip' delivers all the wonders of the butterfly bush, but with a small form and a spectacular display. 'Blue Chip' will rarely need pruning, as it only reaches 3 feet. Fragrant purplish-blue blooms abound from mid-summer until the first frost. Withstands drought conditions and high heat.

Growth: Fast growing to height and width of 2-3’. No pruning necessary to maintain size. 

Light: Best in full sun.

Uses: Specimen, mixed shrub border, containers, or in a wildlife garden.

Blue Chip Butterfly Bush

 

 

BUTTERFLY BUSH, BLUE HEAVEN

Buddleia ‘Flutterby Petite Blue Heaven (Podaras #8)’

Description: Flutterby Petite Blue Heaven is a compact variety with a mounding, spreading habit.  The fuzzy, silvery foliage accents the vibrant blue flowers.  Blooms from early spring until frost.  Perfect for smaller gardens.  Butterfly magnet.  Drought and heat-tolerant. Tolerates most soils.

Growth: Moderate growing to height and width of 2-3’. No pruning necessary to maintain size. 

Light: Best in full sun.

Uses: Specimen, mixed shrub border, wildlife garden, mass plantings

Blue Heaven Butterfly Bush

 

 

BUTTERFLY BUSH, MISS MOLLY

Buddleia ‘Miss Molly’

Description: Vivid, pink blooms, silver-grey foliage and compact growth habit makes this buddleia a great addition in the perennial or shrub border. Attracts butterflies and is deer resistant. Deadhead spent blooms to encourage reblooming.  Prune in late fall or early spring.

Growth: Slow growth rate to height of 4-5’ and width of 3-4’ 

Light: Best in full sun.

Uses: Specimen, mixed shrub border, or in a wildlife garden.

Miss Molly Butterfly Bush

 

 

BUTTERFLY BUSH, MISS RUBY

Buddleia ‘Miss Ruby’

Description: Vivid, pink blooms, silver-grey foliage and compact growth habit makes this buddleia a great addition in the perennial or shrub border. Attracts butterflies and is deer resistant.

Growth: Slow growth rate to height of 4-5’ and width of 3-4’

Light: Best in full sun.

Uses: Perennial beds, wildlife gardens, mixed borders, containers, mass plantings, specimen

 

 

BUTTERFLY BUSH, NANHO BLUE

Buddleja davidii ‘Nanho Blue’

Description: The silvery leaves provide the perfect backdrop for the soft lavender-blue flower panicles. Though the blooms are slightly smaller than other buddleias, the sheer numbers in which they are produced more than compensate for this. Deciduous. Attracts butterflies. Deer resistant.

Growth: Fast growth rate to height and width of 5-7’.  Can be severely pruned each fall for fresh start in the spring. 

Light: Best in full sun.

Uses: Good background or accent plant; borders; specimen

Nanho Blue Butterfly Bush

 

 

BUTTERFLY BUSH, PEACH COBBLER

Buddleja ‘Flutterby Petite Peach Cobbler (Podaras #5)’

Description: Fragrant peach colored flowers bloom abundantly on this Flutterby Grande series selection. Silvery foliage adds to the look. Blooms profusely from early summer to frost. Deciduous.

Growth: Fast growth to height and width of 4-6’.  Can be severely pruned each fall for fresh start in the spring. 

Light: Best in full sun.

Uses: Good background or accent plant; borders; specimen

Peach Cobbler Butterfly Bush

 

 

BUTTERFLY BUSH, PINK DELIGHT

Buddleja davidii ‘Pink Delight’

Description: Spectacular summer color from conical clusters of bright pink flowers which are borne in profusion. Terrific fragrance attracts butterflies. Deciduous. Blooms mid-summer thru fall. Deer resistant.

Growth: Fast growth to height and width of 5-7’.  Can be severely pruned each fall for fresh start in the spring. 

Light: Best in full sun.

Uses: Good background or accent plant; borders; specimen

Pink Delight Butterfly Bush

 

 

BUTTERFLY BUSH, PURPLE HAZE

Buddleia ‘Lo & Behold Purple Haze’

Description: Abundance of fragrant dark purplish-blue flowers from mid-summer to frost.  Unique horizontal branching where the flowers radiate outward and downward like a pinwheel.  A new sterile variety so it won't produce seedlings.  Prune back in late winter to encourage an abundance of flowers.

Growth: Moderate growth rate to height of 2-3’ and width of 4-5’

Light: Best in full sun.

Uses: Specimen, containers, mass plantings, mixed shrub border, or in a wildlife garden.

Purple Haze Butterfly Bush

 

 

BUTTERFLY BUSH, SNOW WHITE

Buddleia ‘Flutterby Petite Snow White’

Description: Dainty white flowers continuously bloom from early summer until frost. Soft gray foliage. Drought and heat tolerant. Attracts hummingbirds & butterflies! Deciduous.

Growth: Fast growing to height and width of 2-3’

Light: Best in full sun.

Uses: Great used as a specimen, containers, mixed shrub border, or in a wildlife garden.

Snow White Butterfly Bush

 

 

BUTTERFLY BUSH, TUTTI FRUTTI

Buddleja ‘Flutterby Petite Tutti Fruitti Pink’

Description: Tutti Fruitti Pink is part of the Flutterby Petite series that has a compact and spreading habit. This free-flowering dwarf Buddleia has sterile violet-pink flowers early summer through frost that will attract butterflies and hummingbirds. Works great as a groundcover or in a mixed container planting! Deciduous.

Growth: Moderate growth rate to height and width of 2-3’

Light: Best in full sun.

Uses: Borders, beds, specimen, mass plantings, containers

Tutti Fruitti Butterfly Bush

 

 

BUTTERFLY BUSH, WHITE EYES

Buddleja davidii ‘White Eyes’

Description: Dark green foliage is the perfect display for the profusion of spectacular pure white flowers. Terrific fragrance attracts butterflies. Deciduous. Blooms mid-summer thru fall. Tolerates most soils.

Growth: Moderate growth to height of 5-6’ and width of 4-5’.  Can be severely pruned each fall for fresh start in the spring. 

Light: Best in full sun.

Uses: Good background or accent plant; borders; specimen

White Eyes Butterfly Bush

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