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Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Tan
Bark Type*
  • Rough
Brand*
  • Proven Winners
Cultural Information*
  • Leaf Spot - Moderate Resistance
  • Root Rot - Low Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - Moderate Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
Flower Color*
  • Blue
Flower Type*
  • Fragrant
Growth Habit*
  • Dwarf/Small Growing
  • Compact Growing
Growth Rate*
  • Fast
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Green
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Bees
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Attracts Butterflies
Plant Type*
  • Shrub
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Spring Planting
  • Fall Planting
  • Summer Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Low Water Use
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Prefers Dry Soils
  • Well-Drained
  • Average
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Spring
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Summer Flowering
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Spring Flowering
  • Summer
  • Fall Flowering
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Morning Sun Only in Northern States
  • Tolerates Full Sun in Southern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
  • Tolerates Morning Sun Only in Northern States
  • Tolerates Morning Sun Only in Southern States
  • Tolerates Full Sun in Northern States
Uses*
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • Border Plant
  • Under Power Lines
  • Accent Plant
  • Wildlife Habitat
  • Rain Garden
  • Rock Gardens
  • Mass Planting
  • Cut Flowers
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Buddleia is easy to grow, and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include a free fertilizer packet.

Interesting Notes

Developed by Dr. Dennis Werner, director of the JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University and a plant breeder in the NC State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Other varieties of low growing buddleia are promised for the future.

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LO & BEHOLD® BLUE CHIP BUTTERFLY BUSH

Buddleia x 'Blue Chip'
PP19991 CBRAF Plant propagation prohibited

Breeder
Buy Lo & Behold® Blue Chip Butterfly Bush online.

THIS PLANT HAS DISCONTINUED BY THE BREEDER BLUE CHIP JR.IS THE REPLACEMENT

Is the first in a new series of miniature Butterfly Bush called Lo & Behold® Blue Chip stands only 24" - 30" tall and forms a tidy mound.This remarkable plant does not need pruning or deadheading. It is also drought resistant and deer resistant. It can be used as a ground cover, low hedge or in containers. One of the best characteristics is the low amount of seed produced, drastically limiting the amount of unwanted seedling.

Mature Height:

24-30 Inches

Mature Spread:

24-30 Inches

Hardiness Zone:

5-10

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Family: Scropholariaceae · Common Name: Butterfly Bush

Butterfly Bush is covered by our Arrival Only Guarantee only as they are prone to root rot due to overwatering and poorly draining soils.

FREE with every plant purchased:

  • The Sooner Guarantee: For details, click here!
  • A pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.

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Eco gallon Potted

SKU: 4493

(2.64 qrts / 2.51 liters)
(0 units available now)

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$35.00

Discontinued

Jumbo gallon Potted

SKU: 5295

(4.04 qrts / 3.82 liters)
(43 units available now - S)

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$35.00

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3 gallon Potted

SKU: 4026

(2.90 gallons / 11.0 liters)
(0 units available now)

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$75.00

Discontinued

Root Pouch 3 gallon

SKU: 7476

(3.06 gallons / 11.6 liters)
(0 units available now)

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$75.00

Discontinued
   
 

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Very pleased!


Beth
Charlotte, NC
November 2016

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