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Butterfly Bush Buddleia Pugster Periwinkle®
Butterfly Bush Buddleia Pugster Periwinkle

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Big flowers on a small plant!

Meet Pugster Periwinkle® - it's a whole new look for butterfly bush. It offers a small, sturdy frame with flowers the size you'd find on much larger plants. Each bloom is a full, dense cluster of soft purple blooms, emitting a honey-sweet fragrance and treating bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds to a tasty snack. Like all Proven Winners butterfly bushes, it blooms all summer without deadheading. Because of their thick, strong stems, Pugster® butterfly bushes have better hardiness and winter survival in zone 5 than other dwarf varieties.

Top three reasons to grow Pugster Periwinkle® butterfly bush:
- Large, full-sized purple flowers on a dwarf plant.
- Thicker stems ensure better winter survival than other small butterfly bushes.
- Blooms continuously without deadheading.
Fragrant Flower. Continuous bloom or rebloomer. Deadheading not necessary. Heat tolerant. Drought tolerant. Attracts bees, butterflies and hummingbirds. Resists deer and rabbits.

Uses: landscape, border plant, container, edging, groundcover, mass planting, specimen or focal point.
Height: short - 24"
Plant: 36" - 48" apart
Habit: mounded
Growability: easy
Needs good drainage

Maintenance Notes:
Requires very well-drained soils, especially in late winter/early spring when temperatures are cold. Prune in spring after new growth has begun to emerge on the stems, cutting back to just above a healthy, vigorous bud.

If you have trouble with butterfly bush surviving winter in your climate, be sure that when you plant it, the crown of the plant is higher than, rather than at or below, the ground level. You should also avoid pruning until new growth is underway in spring; do not prune before winter.

Pugster Periwinkle® Buddleia x 'SMNBDO' USPP 28,796, Can PBRAF

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