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Buzz® Sky Blue Butterfly Bush

SKU: AM015142
$14.98
per Plant - 2" Pot
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Overview
Buzz Sky Blue Butterfly Bush has fragrant arching clusters of violet-blue flowers that lend a honeyed fragrance to the garden. Blooming throughout the season, it draws a big crowd of pollinators to its nectar-rich flowers, including butterflies and hummingbirds. As part of the Buzz series, Sky Blue was bred to be compact in size and container-friendly, but it's also a favorite choice for entryway gardens, pollinator gardens and perennial beds. (Buddleia davidii)
key features
Botanical Name
Buddleia davidii Buzz® Sky Blue PP#23461
Growing Zones
Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9
Advantages
Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Easy To Grow, Long Bloom Time, Cut Flowers, Fragrant, Container Planting
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Mature Height
36-48" tall
Bloom Time
Early summer to fall
SKU
AM015142

Description

The Magic: How the Butterfly Bush works: Buddleia or Butterfly Bush has been a sensation in American gardens for years, and no wonder. This plant is easy to grow, blooms profusely, and has that magical quality: Butterflies can’t resist it.

Here's why: It’s not just the pretty flowers that attract the butterflies, like any bright flower. Buddleias emit a special honey-scented fragrance that lures butterflies like a moth to a light, and then once there, they find the flowers super-rich in nectar.

A butterfly bush in the garden will often be seen with a mass of butterflies on the flowers, especially during hot sunny afternoons. Buddleias attract other insects too, like moths, and the reddish ones strongly attract hummingbirds. So it’s more than a name; it’s actually a botanical phenomenon.