Flutterby Petite® Blue Heaven Butterfly Bush

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Buddleia x ‘Podaras #8’ Blue Heaven PP#22,069
USDA Hardiness Zones: 5a to 9b
The long-blooming and compact Flutterby Petite® Tutti Blue Heaven butterfly bush only grows to 2 feet tall, making it an excellent choice for containers and smaller gardens. Violet-blue honey-scented flowers bloom from early summer into fall, attracting crazy amounts of butterflies and bees. It is deciduous with silver-green leaves. Deer-resistant and drought-tolerant. Protect the environment with this non-invasive non-seeding variety.
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Woody Ornamentals - Flowering Shrubs - Deciduous
Growth Size:   Low Shrub - 2 to 3 feet tall, 2 to 3 feet wide
Growth Habit:   Mounding
Features:   Easy To Grow, Sun Loving, Non-Invasive, Sterile
Deer Resistant, Heat Tolerant, Drought Tolerant, Tolerates Clay Soil, Rabbit Resistant
Attracts:   Butterflies, Hummingbirds, Bees, Pollinators
Garden Ideas:   
Cottage, Rustic, Cutting
Flower features:    Fragrant, Long Flowering, Profuse flowering, Good for Cut Flowers
Fragrant violet-blue that bloom in summer through fall
Foliage type and color:    Deciduous, Silver
Landscape Uses:    Beds, Grouping, Rock Garden, Naturalizing, Firescaping/Fire Wise
, Border, Container, Specimen
Flutterby Petite® Blue Heaven Butterfly Bush is a Low maintenance plant
Growth Size:   Low Shrub - 2 to 3 feet tall, 2 to 3 feet wide
Growth Rate:   Fast
Spacing:   3-4 ft apart
Exposure:   Full Sun
Watering:   Waterwise   Low
Soil Types:   Neutral   Moist, well-drained   Adapted to most soil types
General Plant Care:    Care for your shrubs includes monitoring for pests and diseases, periodically checking soil moisture, and providing fertilizer as needed. In general, plants that have sufficient water and the correct amount of fertilizer tend to not have as many pest and disease problems. Water new plants weekly during the growing season in the first year, and as needed after that.
General Planting Tips:    Choose a site suited to your plant's light, soil, and space needs. Dig a hole twice as wide but no deeper than the container. Remove plant from container and loosen roots slightly. Place the plant in the hole. If using slow-release (coated) fertilizer, you may add it according to package directions at this time. Add soil back to the hole, ensuring the top of the soil from the container is even with the surrounding soil. Water well, and add more soil if needed. Add 2-3 inches of mulch around plant, taking care to keep away from stem or trunk. See our FAQ page for more details on Mulching.
General Fertilizing Tips:    Fertilize in spring when new growth appears, and once more before flowering with a general purpose or slow-release fertilizer.
General Pruning suggestions:    Summer-flowering shrubs and small trees bloom on new growth (also known as 'new wood') in spring. These plants should be pruned while dormant in the winter time. This will encourage a flush of new growth in spring. This new growth will in turn bear more flowers in summer time.
Bloom Tips:    Remove flower stalks after blooms have faded
USDA Hardiness Zones: 5a to 9b

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