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Buddleia – English Butterfly™ Purple Emperor

Garden Height
48 - 60
Spacing
60 - 72
Spread
48 - 60
Habit
Upright
Container Role
Thriller
Flower Size
Tall
Flower Colors
Purple
Light Level
Sun
Proven Winners

Finally, colorful buddleia varieties that won't crowd their neighbors! Roughly a third the size of other butterfly bush varieties, the English Butterfly Series plants are extra bushy and loaded with colorful flowers.

Purple Emperor has large mauve-purple flowers. All three varieties are prolific and fragrant bloomers that will attract butterflies and hummingbirds to the summer garden.

The compact size of these new cultivars is perfect for smaller gardens and the mixed border. They can also be used as a container plant in milder climates.

Consumer Comment:
This plant flowered all summer and there were butterflies on it constantly. It was not unusual to see 4 different kinds of butterflies on it at once. I had only planted it in June. - New York

Features

Finally, colorful buddleia varieties that won't crowd their neighbors! Roughly a third the size of other butterfly bush varieties, the English Butterfly Series plants are extra bushy and loaded with colorful flowers.

Purple Emperor has large mauve-purple flowers. All three varieties are prolific and fragrant bloomers that will attract butterflies and hummingbirds to the summer garden.

The compact size of these new cultivars is perfect for smaller gardens and the mixed border. They can also be used as a container plant in milder climates.

Consumer Comment:
This plant flowered all summer and there were butterflies on it constantly. It was not unusual to see 4 different kinds of butterflies on it at once. I had only planted it in June. - New York

Attracts: Butterflies, Hummingbirds

Resists: Deer

Drought Tolerant

Fragrant Flower

Heat Tolerant

Needs Good Drainage

Uses Notes

Great flowering shrub for landscapes and perennial gardens especially for butterfly and hummingbird gardens.

PLEASE NOTE: English Butterfly™ Purple Emperor™ Butterfly Bush Buddleia is restricted and cannot be shipped to the state(s) of OR or WA.

*Not recommended for fall planting OR pruning in zones 5 and colder.

Maintenance Category Moderate

Water Category Average

Blooms On New Wood

Bloom Time

Flower Form Landscape